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Jeffrey D. Sachs

Jeffrey D. Sachs

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Jeffrey D. Sachs, University Professor at Columbia University, is Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University and President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. He has served as adviser to three UN Secretaries-General, and currently serves as an SDG Advocate under Secretary-General António Guterres. His books include The End of Poverty, Common Wealth, The Age of Sustainable Development, Building the New American EconomyA New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism, and, most recently, The Ages of Globalization.

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    The Gospel According to Q

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    According to Lord Acton, religious leaders should be held to a higher moral standard than ordinary people. Future historians should bear that advice in mind when assessing America’s religious right and its current leaders.

    highlights the deepening ties between QAnon conspiracists and America's religious right.
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    Digital-currency competition in the coming years will likely pit central banks against a host of private challengers. Will upstart cryptocurrencies have the firepower and the following to overturn the monetary status quo, or will the current financial establishment prevail?

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