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Federico Fubini

Federico Fubini

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Federico Fubini, an economics journalist and editor-at-large at Corriere della Sera, is the author, most recently, of Sul Vulcano (Longanesi, 2020).

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  1. Did Putin Bring Down Draghi?
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    Did Putin Bring Down Draghi?

    Aug 4, 2022 Federico Fubini highlights growing evidence that Russia helped engineer the former Italian prime minister's downfall.

  2. The Other Threat to Democracy
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    The Other Threat to Democracy

    Feb 2, 2022 Federico Fubini thinks mob rule poses a more immediate threat than illiberal autocrats who come to power in elections.

  3. When Democracy Gets Old
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    When Democracy Gets Old

    Dec 8, 2021 Federico Fubini calls attention to the fact that nearly all of the world's “fully free” countries are aging.

  4. Voter Suppression Comes to Europe
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    Voter Suppression Comes to Europe

    Jan 9, 2020 Federico Fubini shows that it's often no accident that the voices of intra-EU migrants go unheard in national elections.

  5. The Roots of European Division
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    The Roots of European Division

    May 17, 2019 Federico Fubini shows how Western investors’ value extraction in the East has created fertile ground for populism everywhere.

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    Who Will Establish Metaverse Ethics?

    Josh Entsminger, et al. highlight the urgency of providing oversight before tech companies make self-regulation the norm.
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    The Belarusian Opposition Is Growing Stronger

    Sławomir Sierakowski cites many examples showing that the country’s democracy movement has been adapting and growing quickly.
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    A Bold and Realistic Energy Transition

    Sultan Al Jaber explains why policies aimed at divesting too soon from hydrocarbons will be self-defeating.
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    Degeneracy, Depravity, and the New Right

    Slavoj Žižek

    While Kremlin propagandists and the the West's pro-Russian alt-right present themselves as the embodiment of traditional Christian values, their words and actions countenance genocide and glorify sexual violence. By embracing the obscene, they offer an attractive package for chauvinists of all stripes.

    shows how the movement is widening its appeal by openly appealing to adherents' worst impulses.
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    Green Pacifism Goes to War

    Josef Joffe examines the roots of the party’s hawkish turn in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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    Sustaining Economic Growth in an Age of Deglobalization

    Keun Lee sees the experiences of Malaysia and Chile as useful case studies for escaping the middle-income trap.
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    The Taliban’s War on Women and Girls

    Yasmine Sherif & Gordon Brown urge the Afghan government to honor its promises on education and economic participation.
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    Inflation’s Emotional Scars

    Diane Coyle thinks today's surging prices will have two profound consequences for Western economies.
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    Did the Afghan Failure Lead to the Ukraine War?

    Carl Bildt revisits the fall of Kabul to consider its implications for America and the world, one year later.

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