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Kailash Satyarthi

Kailash Satyarthi

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Kailash Satyarthi, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is the founder of Laureates and Leaders for Children, Honorary President of the Global March Against Child Labor, and the founder of Bachpan Bachao Andolan (Save Childhood Movement).

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  1. The Appalling Increase in Child Labor
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    The Appalling Increase in Child Labor

    Jun 29, 2021 Kailash Satyarthi urges rich countries to strengthen social protection for the world's most marginalized children.

  2. Protecting Refugee Children During the Pandemic
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    Protecting Refugee Children During the Pandemic

    Jul 16, 2020 Kailash Satyarthi & Prince Ali bin Hussein urge governments to channel more COVID-19 rescue funds toward some of the world's most vulnerable people.

  3. What Real Pandemic Aid Would Look Like
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    What Real Pandemic Aid Would Look Like

    May 6, 2020 Kailash Satyarthi calls for 20% of the funds committed to mitigating the COVID-19 crisis to go to the poorest 20% of humanity.

  4. Combating Child Labor in Global Supply Chains
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    Combating Child Labor in Global Supply Chains

    Jan 23, 2020 Kailash Satyarthi explains what governments, corporations, and civil society can do to end the practice once and for all.

  5. Protecting Children Is the Key to Sustainability
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    Protecting Children Is the Key to Sustainability

    Sep 23, 2019 Kailash Satyarthi urges world leaders to refocus on the child-centered goals in the United Nations' 2030 Agenda.

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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence

    A 2022 book argues that the only effective responses to government or market deficiencies come from civil society. When society is “malfunctioning” – for example, owing to deep polarization or fragmentation – that response mechanism is disrupted, and can even stop working altogether.

    considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.
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    Banking on the World Bank’s Knowledge

    Wempi Saputra identifies three areas in which the organization’s client countries could use more guidance.
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    The Algorithm and Its Discontents

    Mariana Mazzucato & Ilan Strauss

    Deploying algorithms to maximize user engagement is how Big Tech firms maximize shareholder value, with short-term profits often overriding longer-term business objectives. Now that AI is poised to supercharge the platform economy, new rules and governance structures are urgently needed to safeguard the public.

    propose five principles to ensure that the digital economy serves the public good before short-term profit.
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    Judgment Days for Democracy

    Nicholas Reed Langen suspects that judges will play an increasingly central role in protecting democracy against populist assaults.
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    A Global Cash-Transfer Fund Could End Extreme Poverty

    Cina Lawson & Rory Stewart show that the conditions are ripe for deploying lump-sum payments to the world’s poorest people.
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    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.

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