Thank you, Kiran, for your thoughtful response. We are in favor of infrastructure that is "appropriate scale" for democratically determined purposes, wherever and however that is possible. We see that - at multiple levels - the quest to scale-up PPPs and bundle them into investment portfolios lacks key norms other than those protecting investors. At the G20, there are repeated failures to introduce normative thinking. This failure is more dangerous than the scale or the financing modality in my view. Regards, Nancy
While it is tempting to think that Ukraine would have remained safe if only it had held onto its Soviet-era nuclear warheads, that framing of the issue is too simplistic. Ultimately, all countries would benefit more in the long term from a strong non-proliferation regime than from possessing their own arsenals.
considers what lessons the rest of the world will take from the asymmetrical conflict in Europe.
There are signs of a major reorientation toward an economic policy framework that is rooted in production, work, and localism instead of finance, consumerism, and globalism. It might just turn into a new policy model that captures imaginations across the political spectrum.
points to the emergence of a fresh economic policy approach that might unite the right and the left.
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