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Jonathan Kennedy

Jonathan Kennedy

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Jonathan Kennedy is a lecturer in Global Health at Queen Mary University of London.

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  1. When Populism Can Kill
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    When Populism Can Kill

    Jul 20, 2017 Domna Michailidou & Jonathan Kennedy warn that hostility toward experts is undermining vaccination and causing avoidable outbreaks.

  2. Rethinking Humanitarian Aid in Civil Wars
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    Rethinking Humanitarian Aid in Civil Wars

    Oct 25, 2016 Jonathan Kennedy & Domna Michailidou show how conflicting mandates in the UN Charter are tying the organization's hands in Syria.

  3. The Politics of Polio Eradication
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    The Politics of Polio Eradication

    Mar 15, 2016 Jonathan Kennedy & Domna Michailidou recount how immunization workers overcame a recent reversal in the fight against the virus.

  4. Militant Islamism and Vaccine Skepticism

    Militant Islamism and Vaccine Skepticism

    Oct 22, 2015 Jonathan Kennedy & Domna Michailidou urges a better understanding of why most polio cases occur in countries with Islamic insurgencies.

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    The Ukraine-Russia Culture War

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub survey the heated battles that have been playing out far from the physical battlefield.
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    The Poverty of AI Pessimism

    Jim O'Neill questions the increasingly popular sentiment that the technology will be economically destabilizing.
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    The Post-American Middle East

    Mark Leonard explains how the region became a laboratory for a future in which the US is not the sole hegemon.
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    How to Think About Climate-Tech Solutions

    Gernot Wagner offers lessons for navigating a field that is fraught with hype, unintended consequences, and other pitfalls.
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    Can the ECB Escape Its Own Trap?

    Otmar Issing examines the policy dilemma facing central banks as they try to shrink their bloated balance sheets.
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    The Democrats’ Disastrous Debt Deal

    James K. Galbraith decries the party’s willingness to play along with the Republicans’ bad-faith politicking.
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    Building a Biotech Alliance of Democracies

    Jafer Ahmad & Abigail Kukura explains how the US and its allies and partners can maintain leadership in a strategically vital sector.
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    The Transatlantic Carbon-Pricing Clash

    Daniel Gros predicts that the opposing approaches taken by the US and the EU will lead to trade and political frictions.
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    The Geopolitics of Nature

    Simon Zadek highlights the fatal flaw in green “solutions” like the EU’s new deforestation legislation.

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