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Kent  Buse

Kent Buse

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Kent Buse is Director of the Healthier Societies Program at the George Institute for Global Health and Co-Director of Global Health 50/50.

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  1. Lipstick and COVID-19
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    Lipstick and COVID-19

    Jul 5, 2021 Sarah Hawkes & Kent Buse highlight the powerful influence of gender on unequal health outcomes during the pandemic.

  2. AIDS, NCDs, and the ABCs of Organizing
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    AIDS, NCDs, and the ABCs of Organizing

    Dec 11, 2017 Kent Buse & Laurel Sprague urge those fighting non-communicable diseases to emulate the strategy used by activists to contain HIV.

  3. Criminalizing Consent?
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    Criminalizing Consent?

    Oct 10, 2014 Sarah Hawkes & Kent Buse defend legalizing prostitution, provided that stringent conditions are met.

  4. The World Cup’s Sickening Message
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    The World Cup’s Sickening Message

    Jun 20, 2014 Kent Buse & Sarah Hawkes condemn companies' profit-driven promotion of unhealthy consumption habits.

  5. A Healthier Global Health Agenda
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    A Healthier Global Health Agenda

    Sep 19, 2013 Kent Buse & Sarah Hawkes on how special interests may derail the Sustainable Development Goals.

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    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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