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Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama

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Francis Fukuyama, Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, is Director of FSI's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law and Stanford's Master's in International Policy Program.

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  1. Pandemics and Political Performance
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    Pandemics and Political Performance

    Jun 24, 2021 Francis Fukuyama & Luis Felipe López-Calva show how three variables have shaped the effectiveness of countries' responses to COVID-19.

  2. How to Make the Internet Safe for Democracy
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    How to Make the Internet Safe for Democracy

    Jan 3, 2020 Francis Fukuyama urges antitrust reform before delegating regulation of online speech to the Internet platforms that host it.

  3. The Emergence of a Post-Fact World
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    The Emergence of a Post-Fact World

    Jan 12, 2017 Francis Fukuyama surveys the West's new political terrain – and sees a wilderness of uprooted institutional landmarks.

  4. Exporting the Chinese Model
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    Exporting the Chinese Model

    Jan 12, 2016 Francis Fukuyama asks what lies ahead for China's geopolitically momentous "One Belt, One Road" strategy.

  5. America’s Self-Defeating Hegemony

    America’s Self-Defeating Hegemony

    Oct 23, 2007 Francis Fukuyama

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    The Gig Economy vs. America’s Workers

    Sandeep Vaheesan warns that proposed ballot initiatives in Massachusetts would legalize exploitative employment practices.
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    King Trump on Trial

    Richard K. Sherwin

    High-ranking Republican politicians have lately been turning up at Donald Trump’s New York City trial to demonstrate solidarity with the former president. But their attendance also serves a more alarming purpose: to validate Trump as a competing source of sovereign power, independent of the US Constitution and the rule of law.

    explains why a parade of Republican leaders have made appearances at the former president’s trial in New York.
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    Crunch Time for the Power Sector

    Michael Spence argues that developing flexible, stable, and resilient smart grids requires an expanded industrial policy.
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    The Rise of Mesoeconomics

    William H. Janeway

    A growing body of literature focusing on the domain between the microeconomic and the macroeconomic has become increasingly relevant in a world beset by supply shocks. Armed with such insights, those designing industrial policies will have a better chance of achieving their overlapping economic- and national-security goals.

    details how a long-neglected field of economic study can be applied to today's most pressing policy challenges.
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    What the AI Pessimists Are Missing

    Michael R. Strain points out that the technology will help to address many of the risks it creates.
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    The Innocent Bystanders of College Protests

    Takatoshi Ito laments that a radical minority can disrupt the lives of so many in the broader university community.
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    Only Public-Private Cooperation Can Accelerate Decarbonization

    Francesco La Camera & Bruce Douglas explain how to translate political commitments into actual wind turbines and solar panels.
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    Defining Success in Ukraine

    Richard Haass calls for a shift to a defensive posture and efforts to bring about a long-term ceasefire.
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    A Unified Western Strategy for Ukraine

    Anders Åslund proposes a maximalist approach to military aid to replace the current piecemeal injections of old weapons.

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