discusses the Open Society Foundations’ plans to support climate adaptation in the Global South in order to level the global climate action playing field at our virtual sustainability event, New Summits.
Given today’s high debt ratios, supply-side risks, and ultra-loose monetary and fiscal policies, the rosy scenario that is currently priced into financial markets may turn out to be a pipe dream. Over the medium term, a variety of persistent negative supply shocks could turn today’s mild stagflation into a severe case.
considers the key variables that will determine growth and inflation trends over the medium term.
Fawaz A. Gerges
specifies what the West owes Afghanistan, considers the likely regional impact of the Taliban’s return to power, and offers historical insights that could help to guide a peaceful reordering of Middle Eastern politics.