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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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    Diplomacy Could Help Revive Democracy in Venezuela

    Roberto Patiño urges the international community to help ensure a free and fair presidential election in July.
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    The Specter of Neo-Fascism Is Haunting Europe

    Slavoj Žižek

    With mainstream parties and politicians already preparing to accommodate the far right following this month's European Parliament election, the axiom of post-World War II European democracy has been quietly abandoned. “No collaboration with fascists" is being replaced by a tacit acceptance of them.

    harbors no illusions about what the outcome of the European Parliament election means.
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    Can Private Hospitals Increase Access to Health Care in Developing Countries?

    Titir Bhattacharya & Tanika Chakraborty show how innovative insurance schemes can help low- and middle-income economies achieve universal coverage.
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    Tracking Ukraine’s Reconstruction Funds

    Wolfgang Fengler & Vladyslav Rashkovan show how digital tools can streamline the process, improve transparency, and provide accountability.
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    Slovakia’s Anti-Democratic Government Is Doubling Down

    Soňa Muzikárová warns that the assassination attempt in May has led the government to double down on illiberal reforms.
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    D-Day and the Threat of Total War

    Robert Skidelsky

    After eight decades of relative peace, the world is once again dividing into hostile economic and geopolitical blocs. The 80th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy offers a valuable opportunity to reflect on the principles we are willing to defend and the sacrifices we are prepared to make.

    thinks understanding the causes and consequences of past global conflicts is crucial to preventing another one.
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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.

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