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Courtney C. Radsch

Courtney C. Radsch

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Courtney C. Radsch, former advocacy director at the Committee to Protect Journalists, is the author of Cyberactivism and Citizen Journalism in Egypt: Digital Dissidence and Political Change.

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  1. Facebook Should Ban More World Leaders
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    Facebook Should Ban More World Leaders

    Jul 19, 2021 Courtney C. Radsch urges the social-media giant to deplatform all who misuse it to target their citizens.

  2. An Interview with Courtney C. Radsch
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    An Interview with Courtney C. Radsch

    Jun 30, 2020 Courtney C. Radsch addresses journalism’s racism problem, explains why criminalizing disinformation is not the answer to “fake news,” and touts one of the most important books she has read.

  3. America’s Cops Must Stop Attacking Journalists
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    America’s Cops Must Stop Attacking Journalists

    Jun 11, 2020 Courtney C. Radsch highlights a disturbing trend of targeted violence by police against journalists covering protests.

  4. When Fighting Fake News Aids Censorship
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    When Fighting Fake News Aids Censorship

    Mar 1, 2018 Courtney C. Radsch shows how official measures to contain the spread of misinformation are victimizing legitimate journalists.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

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    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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