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Dominique Moisi

Dominique Moisi

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Dominique Moisi is a special adviser at the Institut Montaigne in Paris. He is the author of La Géopolitique des Séries ou le triomphe de la peur.

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  1. Containing the Anger Virus
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    Containing the Anger Virus

    Jun 5, 2020 Dominique Moisi thinks French political leaders are more vulnerable than their British counterparts to a pandemic-fueled backlash.

  2. The Déjà-Vu Virus?
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    The Déjà-Vu Virus?

    May 4, 2020 Dominique Moisi urges political leaders confronting the COVID-19 pandemic not to repeat the errors of a century ago.

  3. The West’s Pandemic of Fear
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    The West’s Pandemic of Fear

    Mar 30, 2020 Dominique Moisi explains why the COVID-19 crisis may eventually strengthen European and North American democracies.

  4. A Tale of Two Demagogues
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    A Tale of Two Demagogues

    Feb 27, 2020 Dominique Moisi says US President Donald Trump's recent visit to India highlights the global threat of illiberal nationalism.

  5. The Geopolitics of Holocaust Memory
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    The Geopolitics of Holocaust Memory

    Jan 28, 2020 Dominique Moisi worries that ignorance and the instrumentalization of history mean that the world has learned nothing.

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    Resentment on the Western Front

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish public needs a more open and honest conversation about refugees before resentment spirals.
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    Crypto’s Well-Worn Path to Crisis

    Xavier Vives writes that, despite the novelty of the assets, the narrative of FTX’s collapse was established long ago.
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    The Unavoidable Crash

    Nouriel Roubini anticipates a stagflationary debt crisis, owing to a dangerous combination of inflation and over-borrowing.
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    War Over Taiwan?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers whether a deterrence arrangement that has worked for 50 years is still sufficient.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston

    By all accounts, central banks – particularly the Fed, because the dollar is still the world’s dominant currency – already act as investment authorities. But their recent bailouts have exacerbated economic inequality, and have done little or nothing to address climate change.

    reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.
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    The Napoleons of Big Tech

    Bill Emmott

    Recent events in the technology sector suggest that investors and lenders should be demanding a premium to cover the risk that a star entrepreneur will become an egomaniacal dictator. With each business cycle, it seems, old lessons must be relearned.

    sees in the industry’s harsh reckoning this year lessons that apparently can’t be learned often enough.
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    The Crypto Emperor’s New Clothes

    The collapse of several crypto platforms this year – including the spectacular crash of the second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, FTX – has raised fundamental questions about the credibility of a digital innovation once hailed as the key to democratizing finance. Has crypto finally been exposed as a scam, or will a new, stronger crypto industry emerge from the current turmoil?

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