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Calestous Juma

Calestous Juma

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Calestous Juma was Professor of the Practice of International Development at Harvard University‚Äôs Kennedy School of Government and the author of Innovation and Its Enemies: Why People Resist New Technologies.

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  1. Africa’s Post-Brexit Opportunity
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    Africa’s Post-Brexit Opportunity

    Jul 14, 2016 Calestous Juma argues that African countries should accelerate their shift away from exports toward innovation.

  2. Innovation and Its Discontents
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    Innovation and Its Discontents

    Jul 1, 2016 Calestous Juma asks why so many people, in and out of power, reject technological progress.

  3. Bridging the World’s Genetic Divide

    Bridging the World’s Genetic Divide

    Oct 4, 2001 Calestous Juma

  4. The UN's Role in the New Diplomacy

    The UN's Role in the New Diplomacy

    Mar 31, 2001 Calestous Juma

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    The Ukraine-Russia Culture War

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub survey the heated battles that have been playing out far from the physical battlefield.
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    The Poverty of AI Pessimism

    Jim O'Neill questions the increasingly popular sentiment that the technology will be economically destabilizing.
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    The Post-American Middle East

    Mark Leonard explains how the region became a laboratory for a future in which the US is not the sole hegemon.
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    How to Think About Climate-Tech Solutions

    Gernot Wagner offers lessons for navigating a field that is fraught with hype, unintended consequences, and other pitfalls.
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    Can the ECB Escape Its Own Trap?

    Otmar Issing examines the policy dilemma facing central banks as they try to shrink their bloated balance sheets.
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    The Democrats’ Disastrous Debt Deal

    James K. Galbraith decries the party’s willingness to play along with the Republicans’ bad-faith politicking.
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    Building a Biotech Alliance of Democracies

    Jafer Ahmad & Abigail Kukura explains how the US and its allies and partners can maintain leadership in a strategically vital sector.
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    The Transatlantic Carbon-Pricing Clash

    Daniel Gros predicts that the opposing approaches taken by the US and the EU will lead to trade and political frictions.
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    The Geopolitics of Nature

    Simon Zadek highlights the fatal flaw in green “solutions” like the EU’s new deforestation legislation.

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