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Jane Otai

Jane Otai

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Jane Otai, a development worker in Kenya, leads the Empowered Girls Initiative, which advocates for adolescent mothers’ rights to education, health care, and employment.

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    China Has Made Me Invisible

    Chris Patten

    For Communists, education is above all about engineering the soul.

    But while the Communist Party of China is getting rid of any school textbooks that tell the truth about Hong Kong’s past and its democratic aspirations, historical facts cannot be erased forever.

    is not surprised by the CPC authorities’ ongoing attempts to rewrite Hong Kong’s history.
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    Colombia Turns Left

    Jorge G. Castañeda

    At a time of deep frustration with the status quo, the reasons for Gustavo Petro’s victory in Colombia’s presidential runoff are not difficult to discern. But it is much less clear whether Petro will be able to implement his ambitious reform agenda.

    considers the implications of Gustavo Petro’s election as the country’s next president.
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    European Security After NATO’s Madrid Summit

    Javier Solana

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has created a very different geopolitical context from that of 25 years ago, when the Spanish capital last hosted a NATO summit. Today, only the political will of Europeans and their leaders will be able to strengthen the continent’s security.

    argues that a strong Europe is indispensable for revitalizing the transatlantic alliance.
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    Is Stock-Market Short-Termism Really Behind Climate Change?

    Mark J. Roe

    On both sides of the Atlantic, policymakers, pundits, and the public fear that financial markets' appetite for immediate profit poses a growing threat to communities, economies, and the planet. But the argument is a red herring, and buying into it will lead to misguided, and possibly counterproductive policies.

    disputes the widespread assumption that climate change and other problems are due to myopic profit-seeking.
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    NATO’s Next Chapter

    The Alliance’s leaders are preparing to gather for a summit at a critical moment for European security. But even if Turkish opposition to Finland and Sweden’s membership bids can eventually be overcome, is Europe adequately prepared to serve as a capable military partner for NATO?

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