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Hugo Drochon

Hugo Drochon

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Hugo Drochon, Assistant Professor of Political Theory at the University of Nottingham, is the author of Nietzsche’s Great Politics (Princeton University Press, 2016).

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  1. Mask Wars
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    Mask Wars

    Jul 27, 2020 Hugo Drochon urges citizens and politicians alike to grasp the implications of face coverings for democracy.

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    Get Ready for Reverse Currency Wars

    Jeffrey Frankel

    With elevated global inflation likely to persist for some time, the prospect of competitive exchange-rate appreciations is looming larger. Instead of a race to the bottom in the currency market, there may be a scramble to the top – and poorer countries will likely suffer the most.

    warns that a series of competitive exchange-rate appreciations would hurt poorer economies the most.
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    The Fight of Our Lives

    George Soros

    Neither the invasion of Ukraine nor the deepening cold war between the West and China came out of the blue. The world has been increasingly engaged over the past half-decade, or longer, in a struggle between two diametrically opposed systems of governance: open society and closed society.

    frames the war in Ukraine as the latest battle for open-society ideals – one that implicates China as well.
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