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Palesa Libe

Palesa Libe

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Palesa Libe, a co-founder of the NGO Green Tech, is an Africa Code Week trainer and ambassador in Lesotho, a translator for the Southern Sotho locale at the PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado Boulder, and a Young African Leaders Initiative alumnus.

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  1. The Plight of Public Schools in Africa
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    The Plight of Public Schools in Africa

    Dec 7, 2022 Palesa Libe highlights the toll that the pandemic has taken on lower-income students across the continent.

  2. Opening the Tech Sector to Africa’s Women
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    Opening the Tech Sector to Africa’s Women

    Jul 23, 2020 Palesa Libe advocates digital-literacy programs and confidence-building initiatives to bolster innovative capacity.

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    Tariffs on Chinese Cleantech Jeopardize the Green Transition

    Jeffrey Frankel warns that US and EU efforts to protect domestic industries from low-cost competition could backfire.
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    Ending the Protectionist Scourge Would Benefit All

    Anne O. Krueger emphasizes the urgency of restoring an open multilateral trading system.
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    Todd G. Buchholz on US debt, Chinese trade practices, industrial policy, and more

    Todd G. Buchholz points out that not all the reasons for the US economy’s strong performance are positive, highlights the limits of antitrust enforcement, suggests that China is undermining both its own future growth and the world trading apparatus, and more.
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    Encouraging Work Is the Right Policy Response to AI

    Michael R. Strain explains why the advent of highly capable machines cannot deliver human flourishing.
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    Europe’s Future Now Lies With France

    Joschka Fischer considers what a neo-nationalist French government would mean for Europe and its place in the world.
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    The Defining Economic Issue of the US Election

    Stephen S. Roach argues that the high price level, not inflation, is weighing on voters ahead of the presidential election.
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    What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?

    Laurence Tubiana

    Although the far right's latest electoral gains were not driven primarily by an opposition to climate policies, they will have deleterious effects on Europe's green transition over the next five years. The immediate lesson for climate campaigners is that they have a messaging problem.

    explains how green campaigners can strengthen their message to appeal to ordinary voters.
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    The Geopolitical Imperative to Upgrade the Dollar

    Jordan Bleicher & Josh Lipsky explain how emerging technologies are facilitating efforts to challenge the greenback’s global dominance.
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    Let the Giggers Fight Inflation

    Todd G. Buchholz criticizes efforts by US regulators to throttle the proliferation of independent contractors.

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