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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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    Toward a Progressive Economic Agenda

    Mariana Mazzucato

    Past policy failures and unmet populist promises represent an opportunity for progressive leaders. But to win power, they must articulate a coherent alternative economic-policy program, focusing not only on redistribution but also on wealth and value creation.

    offers a five-pronged policy blueprint for the left to counter populism and recover electoral relevance.
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    The Gorbachev Diagnosis

    Daniel Yergin revisits a 2001 interview with the former Soviet leader to consider where things went awry for Russia.
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    The Canary in the Inflation Coal Mine

    Jonathan D. Ostry explains why central banks should pay much greater attention to shipping costs.
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    The Crumbling Nuclear Taboo

    Beatrice Fihn urges countries to refrain from responding to Russia's nuclear threats with nuclear threats of their own.
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    The Trussonomics Warning

    Jason Furman explains why all policies intended to help one group must nowadays come at the expense of other groups.
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    The Kremlin’s Suicidal Imperialism

    Nina L. Khrushcheva argues that the illegal annexation of four more Ukrainian territories will handicap future Russian leaders.
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    What Caused the Ukraine War?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    Amid heated debates about the factors that led Russia to invade Ukraine on February 24, 2022, it helps to distinguish between deep, intermediate, and immediate causes. But while each can matter in their own ways, war need not be considered inevitable even when they are all present.

    considers the deep, intermediate, and immediate factors behind Russia’s invasion.
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    Why Businesses Misbehave

    Daron Acemoglu thinks narratives about heroic entrepreneurs and villainous tycoons are a distraction from what matters most.
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    J. Bradford DeLong on US inflation, redistribution, economic dogma, and more

    J. Bradford DeLong explains how the US Federal Reserve is undermining market and investor confidence, urges US Democrats to uphold supply-side progressivism, and proposes a straightforward approach to addressing the problems of distribution and utilization.

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