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Jeremy Adelman

Jeremy Adelman

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Jeremy Adelman is Director of the Global History Lab at Princeton University.

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  1. The New History Wars
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    The New History Wars

    Sep 22, 2020 Jeremy Adelman & Andrew Thompson think de-escalating the culture war over public monuments will require difficult sacrifices from all sides.

  2. The Moral Crisis of the Pandemic
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    The Moral Crisis of the Pandemic

    Apr 15, 2020 Jeremy Adelman worries that the pandemic’s renewed emphasis on locality is creating an ethical minefield for the planet.

  3. The Politics of Frustration in Latin America
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    The Politics of Frustration in Latin America

    Oct 29, 2019 Jeremy Adelman & Pablo Pryluka trace the protests sweeping the region to the absence of obvious alternatives to failed globalization.

  4. A More Dangerous Globalism
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    A More Dangerous Globalism

    Mar 23, 2017 Jeremy Adelman & Anne-Laure Delatte remind us that today's nationalists have their own vision of world order.

  5. The Crisis of Our Crises
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    The Crisis of Our Crises

    Sep 7, 2015 Jeremy Adelman & Anne-Laure Delatte argue that today's global trouble spots reflect the erosion of international integration.

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    Let the WTO Referee Carbon Border Taxes

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how a revived World Trade Organization can play a central role in combating climate change.
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    Elon Musk’s Not-so-Hidden Agenda

    Jason Stanley thinks the mogul's takeover of Twitter reflects his interest in destroying all democratic information spaces.
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    Saadia Zahidi on government spending, debt distress, the Iran protests, and more

    Saadia Zahidi argues that social-safety nets must be customized and targeted to ensure efficiency, advocates a more responsible approach to deficit reduction and fiscal consolidation, describes the complex recipe for helping countries reap the benefits of greater female labor-force participation, and more.
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    The Birth of a New International Order

    Joschka Fischer sees global great-power relations taking shape around a Sino-American dominated pentarchy.
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    The World Cup Syndrome

    Raj Persaud reflects on the effects that loving the “beautiful game” can have on one’s health and finances.
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    Rebooting the World Bank

    Suma Chakrabarti & Chris Humphrey outline key reforms that could help the institution regain the trust of developing countries.
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    No Easy Exit from Zero-COVID

    S. Alex Yang & Angela Huyue Zhang propose a strategy for loosening China's pandemic restrictions without triggering a nationwide health crisis.
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    Faking It, Making It, Losing It

    Harold James

    The spectacular rise and fall of FTX and its founder Sam Bankman-Fried were driven by effective marketing, trickery, and financial speculation. In that, they bear a striking resemblance to the disastrous eighteenth-century experiment that fueled the Mississippi Company bubble and created the template for all future Ponzi schemes.

    draws parallels between the FTX collapse and economist John Law’s infamous eighteenth-century scheme in France.
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    The Regulators’ Revolt

    Howard Davies traces the rise and fall of the UK government's recent effort to wield the power to rewrite financial rules.

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