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Danuta Hübner

Danuta Hübner

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Danuta Hübner is Chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Affairs. She was Poland’s first European Commissioner and is a professor at the Warsaw School of Economics. 

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  1. Solidarity for Adamowicz, Poland, and Europe
    gdansk adamowicz memorial Attila Husejnow/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

    Solidarity for Adamowicz, Poland, and Europe

    Jan 21, 2019 Danuta Hübner calls for moral outrage, not quiet mourning, after the recent murder of Gdańsk's mayor.

  2. Rescuing Europe’s Illiberal Democracies
    People gather in front of Krakow Court to protest against judicial reforms SOPA Images/Getty Images

    Rescuing Europe’s Illiberal Democracies

    Dec 26, 2017 Danuta Hübner thinks the EU should neither shy away from the populist challenge, nor descend to the populists' level.

  3. The Battle for Britain
    UK election ballot box vote Simon Chapman/ZumaPress

    The Battle for Britain

    May 6, 2015 Danuta Hübner argues that the EU should not seek to retain the UK’s membership at any price.

  4. Expansion is Solidarity

    Expansion is Solidarity

    Mar 16, 2005 Danuta Hübner

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    Reckoning With a New Authoritarian Bloc

    Joschka Fischer considers the implications of a northern Asian alliance that exists primarily to challenge American hegemony.
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    Is Europe Too Big for Further Enlargement?

    Ana Palacio warns that even if candidates meet accession criteria, decision-making processes would need to be reformed.
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    The Sino-American Trade War Benefits China’s Competitors

    Arvind Subramanian warns that escalating protectionism, while dangerous, could end up helping developing countries like India.
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    Is the Quad Becoming a Potemkin Alliance?

    Brahma Chellaney fears that US President Joe Biden’s conciliatory approach toward China is undermining Indo-Pacific security.
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    The High Costs of the New US Tariffs on Chinese EVs

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

    Every time one set of protectionist measures against China disappoints, the United States escalates its economic war in the hope that additional restrictions will prove more effective. Yet by slapping massive tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, America has laid bare its own hypocrisy and economic vulnerabilities.

    laments the Biden administration's embrace of costly, futile efforts to outcompete low-cost rivals.
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    How G7 Leaders Can Unlock Financing for Africa

    William Ruto

    With many African countries trapped in perpetual cycles of debt, financing investment in sustainable development has become increasingly difficult, if not impossible. The situation demands that wealthy countries step up and offer debt relief and cancellation, in addition to more concessional and long-term financing.

    urges wealthy countries to help bring the global financial system into line with the developing world's needs.
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    The Threat of Trumpflation and a Fed War

    J. Bradford DeLong thinks monetary hawks should be more worried about the return of a populist demagogue to the White House.
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    Is China Too Old to Get Rich?

    Yi Fuxian explains why the country’s rising median age is at the root of its current malaise.
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    The Dangerous Retreat into Protectionism

    Carl Bildt warns that nothing good will come from a more deeply fragmented global economy.

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