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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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    How the G20 Could Help Eliminate Hunger and Extreme Poverty

    Kevin Watkins urges the group’s members to harness their economic and political power to advance shared development targets.
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    A Hillbilly Elegy for Ukraine and the West

    Carl Bildt considers the disastrous implications of US vice-presidential nominee J.D. Vance’s worldview.
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    We Are All Biomass

    Slavoj Žižek sees our shared environmental predicament as a stronger basis for solidarity than appeals to compassion.
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    Mordecai Kurz on market power, Big Tech, antitrust, and more

    Mordecai Kurz explains how technology firms abuse patent law to establish and preserve monopolies, criticizes the US Supreme Court’s approach to market power, sheds light on the relationship between innovation and inequality, and more.
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    Biden Rejects the Drug of Power

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Joe Biden's decision to drop out of the presidential race reflects a humility that is far more likely to be found among democratic leaders than authoritarians. But as Donald Trump has shown – with his efforts to overturn the 2020 election and his vow to be a dictator “on day one” – such humility is never guaranteed.

    praises the US president for stepping aside to let a younger candidate take over.
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    Impunity for Authoritarians Fuels Political Violence

    Maciej Kisilowski explains why allowing corrupt leaders to evade justice can stoke public fear and discontent.
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    As Disinformation Thrives, Democracy Dies

    Nishant Lalwani, et al. argue that increased aid for independent media is necessary to defend press freedom in the developing world.
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    The Dead Hand of Neoliberalism Is Blocking Green Growth

    Laura Carvalho sees rich countries pursuing industrial strategies while poorer countries are prevented from following suit.
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    Will the Democrats Win After Biden’s Withdrawal?

    Richard Haass

    US President Joe Biden’s decision to drop out of the 2024 presidential race has revived the Democrats’ chances of victory. Given the profound differences between the two parties, it is difficult to exaggerate just how much is at stake when Americans vote this November.

    explains how the new Democratic nominee could get out from under the shadow of an unpopular president.

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