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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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    Can Private Hospitals Increase Access to Health Care in Developing Countries?

    Titir Bhattacharya & Tanika Chakraborty show how innovative insurance schemes can help low- and middle-income economies achieve universal coverage.
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    Tracking Ukraine’s Reconstruction Funds

    Wolfgang Fengler & Vladyslav Rashkovan show how digital tools can streamline the process, improve transparency, and provide accountability.
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    Slovakia’s Anti-Democratic Government Is Doubling Down

    Soňa Muzikárová warns that the assassination attempt in May has led the government to double down on illiberal reforms.
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    D-Day and the Threat of Total War

    Robert Skidelsky

    After eight decades of relative peace, the world is once again dividing into hostile economic and geopolitical blocs. The 80th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy offers a valuable opportunity to reflect on the principles we are willing to defend and the sacrifices we are prepared to make.

    thinks understanding the causes and consequences of past global conflicts is crucial to preventing another one.
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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.
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    Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani & Ajay Banga

    Creating a world free of poverty on a livable planet hinges on boosting growth and creating jobs in Africa. At this week's G7 summit, leaders must focus on how they can help African countries achieve these goals, which will require a strategy based on five key priorities.

    urge the G7 to focus on the continent’s future, and on five priorities in particular, at this week’s summit.
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    Anatomy of a Massacre

    Shlomo Ben-Ami considers what the 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus can and cannot teach us about preventing genocide.

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