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Jorge G. Castañeda

Jorge G. Castañeda

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Jorge G. Castañeda, a former foreign minister of Mexico, is a professor at New York University and the author of America Through Foreign Eyes (Oxford University Press, 2020).

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  1. Chile Says No to Revolution
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    Chile Says No to Revolution

    Sep 9, 2022 Jorge G. Castañeda explains why voters overwhelmingly rejected the country’s proposed new constitution.

  2. Colombia Turns Left
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    Colombia Turns Left

    Jun 24, 2022 Jorge G. Castañeda considers the implications of Gustavo Petro’s election as the country’s next president.

  3. Latin America’s New Pink Tide?
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    Latin America’s New Pink Tide?

    Apr 8, 2022 Jorge G. Castañeda doubts that there is any analytical utility to be gained by lumping recent left-wing victories together.

  4. The Battle for Boric's Soul
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    The Battle for Boric's Soul

    Dec 22, 2021 Jorge G. Castañeda sees reason to believe that Chile's new president will not govern like a typical left-wing populist.

  5. Biden's Border Crisis
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    Biden's Border Crisis

    Sep 30, 2021 Jorge G. Castañeda shows why the US can no longer dismiss the inflows of migrants at its southern border as a seasonal spike.

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    How to Build the European Political Community

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Daniela Schwarzer urge those attending the EU's upcoming Prague summit to establish ambitious goals and a long-term timetable.
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    A Shocking Ten Days for the UK

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Recent policy decisions in the United Kingdom have jeopardized the country’s economic well-being and financial stability, with the most vulnerable segments of the population facing the greatest risks. But with rapid and coordinated action, policymakers can still change course.

    explains what policymakers must do to avoid further financial and economic upheaval.
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    Megan Greene and Hindou Ibrahim

    Oct 3, 2022

    Megan Greene is a senior fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School and a member of the Regenerative Crisis Response Committee.

    Hindou Ibrahim is Founder and President of the Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad and Co-Chair of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change.

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    The Stagflationary Debt Crisis Is Here

    Nouriel Roubini

    The Great Moderation has given way to the Great Stagflation, which will be characterized by instability and a confluence of slow-motion negative supply shocks. US and global equities are already back in a bear market, and the scale of the crisis that awaits has not even been fully priced in yet.

    sees the latest market turmoil as a long-anticipated reckoning for bad policies and negative supply shocks.
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    The Cold War Is Back

    Joschka Fischer explains what the new Russian military and nuclear threat means for the European Union.
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    Putin Escalates, Europe Hesitates

    Simon Johnson urges European leaders to take three steps to counter Russia's illegal annexation of Ukrainian territory.
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    PS Events: Investing in Health for All

    PS editors present the Investing in Health for All event.
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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.

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