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Margrethe Vestager

Margrethe Vestager

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Margrethe Vestager is Executive Vice President of the European Commission.

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  1. How to Think About AI Policy
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    How to Think About AI Policy

    Mar 11, 2024 Margrethe Vestager explains the reasoning behind EU policymakers' risk-based approach to regulating artificial intelligence.

  2. Tearing Down Big Tech’s Walls
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    Tearing Down Big Tech’s Walls

    Mar 9, 2023 Margrethe Vestager highlights the contours of the European Union’s ambitious new legislation for the industry.

  3. Declaring Our Digital Rights
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    Declaring Our Digital Rights

    Feb 7, 2022 Margrethe Vestager touts the European Commission’s proposed blueprint to ensure that cyberspace is safe and accessible for all.

  4. Europe’s Digital Future
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    Europe’s Digital Future

    May 21, 2021 Margrethe Vestager interviewed by Anu Bradford on the thinking behind the European Union's latest wave of digital regulations, and what comes next.

  5. Why Europe’s Digital Decade Matters
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    Why Europe’s Digital Decade Matters

    Mar 10, 2021 Margrethe Vestager & Josep Borrell tout the European Union's new initiative for shaping technological governance at the global level.

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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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