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David Miliband

David Miliband

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David Miliband, a former British foreign secretary and member of the World Health Organization Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, is CEO of the International Rescue Committee.

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  1. Where Humanitarianism and Environmentalism Meet
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    Where Humanitarianism and Environmentalism Meet

    Sep 12, 2022 David Miliband explains why advocacy for people and for the environment should be more closely integrated.

  2. Fixing the Broken Pandemic Financing System
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    Fixing the Broken Pandemic Financing System

    Jun 9, 2021 David Miliband, et al. propose a single facility to fund both general preparedness and rapid responses to future outbreaks.

  3. The Death Toll of a Dying Order
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    The Death Toll of a Dying Order

    Feb 18, 2015 David Miliband reflects on the widespread state failure that has fueled humanitarian crises worldwide.

  4. Trouble Amid Plenty in Emerging Africa
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    Trouble Amid Plenty in Emerging Africa

    Aug 13, 2014 David Miliband shows why humanitarian issues cannot be divorced from economic development.

  5. Syria’s Humanitarian Lifelines
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    Syria’s Humanitarian Lifelines

    Jun 10, 2014 Jan Egeland & David Miliband on why policy toward Syria must enter a new phase of intensity and focus.

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    Will Crypto Survive?

    Kenneth Rogoff assesses the strategies regulators could adopt in the aftermath of the FTX debacle.
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    Done With Deglobalization?

    Michael Spence sees reason to hope that the scales may soon tip back from international confrontation to cooperation.
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    The Unbearable Uselessness of Crypto

    Andrés Velasco explains why FTX's collapse should sink a hyped-up lie bobbing on an ocean of libertarian technobabble.
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    Is Germany Sick Again?

    Hans-Werner Sinn pours cold water on the fantasy that European economies can weather gas shortages with minimal pain.
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    America's Silent Progressive Majority

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Now that the American electorate appears to have rejected Republican extremism, many will argue that US President Joe Biden and the Democrats should tack right to capture centrist voters. But this would be a mistake, given where voters' preferences increasingly lie.

    considers what the midterm election results indicate about voters' real priorities.
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    Big Tech Gets Derailed

    Jonathan Levy traces the origins of the sector's recent turmoil to the nineteenth-century rise of the corporation.
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    Will the West Give in to Russia?

    From soaring inflation to a deepening energy crisis, the United States and Europe are facing no shortage of economic challenges, and Russia’s war against Ukraine – and the sanctions imposed in response to it – bears much of the blame. As Russia launches new rounds of missile attacks, we asked PS commentators what the West should be doing for Ukraine – and how likely it is to do it.

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    The Techno-Feudal Method to Musk’s Twitter Madness

    Yanis Varoufakis explains that the issue is neither vanity nor public service, but rather the need to acquire cloud capital.
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    The Case for Mandating Climate-Risk Disclosure

    Timothy Meyer, et al. defend the legal and economic justification for the US Securities and Exchange Commission's proposed new rule.

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