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Nicholas Reed Langen

Nicholas Reed Langen

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Nicholas Reed Langen, a 2021 re:constitution fellow, edits the LSE Public Policy Review and writes on the British constitution for The Justice Gap.

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  1. The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Crisis Is Here
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    The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Crisis Is Here

    May 4, 2022 Nicholas Reed Langen sees in the leaked Dobbs decision a conservative supermajority that openly embraces partisan extremism.

  2. The Justices Have No Clothes
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    The Justices Have No Clothes

    Apr 8, 2022 Nicholas Reed Langen blames the US Constitution itself for the naked partisanship fueling the Supreme Court's legitimacy crisis.

  3. Constitutional Hacks
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    Constitutional Hacks

    Nov 5, 2021 Nicholas Reed Langen reviews three recent books that go to the heart of the current challenges to liberal democracy.

  4. America’s Presidential Pardon Is a Royal Mess
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    America’s Presidential Pardon Is a Royal Mess

    Mar 17, 2021 Nicholas Reed Langen thinks US judges could learn from the UK judiciary’s willingness to check the most absolutist of powers.

  5. Overruling the Rule of Law
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    Overruling the Rule of Law

    Oct 12, 2020 Nicholas Reed Langen traces the disturbing rise of “lawless legality” across the Anglo-Saxon world.

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    Russia’s Financial Crisis Must Come Sooner

    Simon Johnson shows why a low price cap for the country’s crude exports would render the Kremlin’s war economy untenable.
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    QE with Chinese Characteristics?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng urge China to use monetary policy to tackle some of the biggest challenges it faces.
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    Why Europe and Latin America Need Each Other

    Josep Borrell

    In a world of giants, the EU and Mercosur together represent just 10% of the world’s population and 20% of global GDP. If either wants to wield global influence, it needs the other, making the EU-Mercosur trade agreement a strategic imperative.

    urge European Union and Latin American leaders to revive momentum toward a long-overdue trade agreement.
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    Let the WTO Referee Carbon Border Taxes

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how a revived World Trade Organization can play a central role in combating climate change.
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    Elon Musk’s Not-so-Hidden Agenda

    Jason Stanley thinks the mogul's takeover of Twitter reflects his interest in destroying all democratic information spaces.
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    Saadia Zahidi on government spending, debt distress, the Iran protests, and more

    Saadia Zahidi argues that social-safety nets must be customized and targeted to ensure efficiency, advocates a more responsible approach to deficit reduction and fiscal consolidation, describes the complex recipe for helping countries reap the benefits of greater female labor-force participation, and more.
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    The Birth of a New International Order

    Joschka Fischer sees global great-power relations taking shape around a Sino-American dominated pentarchy.
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    The World Cup Syndrome

    Raj Persaud reflects on the effects that loving the “beautiful game” can have on one’s health and finances.
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    Rebooting the World Bank

    Suma Chakrabarti & Chris Humphrey outline key reforms that could help the institution regain the trust of developing countries.

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