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Bernard-Henri Lévy

Bernard-Henri Lévy

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Bernard-Henri Lévy is one of the founders of the “Nouveaux Philosophes” (New Philosophers) movement. His books include Left in Dark Times: A Stand Against the New Barbarism, American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville, and most recently, The Empire and the Five Kings

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  1. Europe Lives On
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    Europe Lives On

    Feb 7, 2020 Bernard-Henri Lévy looks for what can be salvaged or made new following the United Kingdom's formal departure.

  2. Hold the Brexit Con Artists to Account
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    Hold the Brexit Con Artists to Account

    Jun 17, 2019 Bernard-Henri Lévy laments the cancellation of a trial focusing on the Leave campaign's lies ahead of the 2016 referendum.

  3. Ode to Our Lady of Europe
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    Ode to Our Lady of Europe

    Apr 17, 2019 Bernard-Henri Lévy searches for meaning and hope in the aftermath of the conflagration in Paris.

  4. Google, Fake News, and the Crisis of Truth
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    Google, Fake News, and the Crisis of Truth

    Feb 11, 2019 Bernard-Henri Lévy probes the intellectual history behind today's alternative facts and creeping authoritarianism.

  5. Will the Yellow Vests Reject the Brown Shirts?
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    Will the Yellow Vests Reject the Brown Shirts?

    Dec 5, 2018 Bernard-Henri Lévy urges France's grassroots protest movement to reaffirm its commitment to republican democracy.

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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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