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Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna

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Parag Khanna is Managing Partner and Founder of FutureMap, a data- and scenario-based strategic advisory firm, and the author of numerous books, including Connectography, Technocracy in America, and The Future is Asian

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  1. How to Live with the Pandemic
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    How to Live with the Pandemic

    Jul 7, 2020 Michael Ferrari, et al. identify three issues that should remain on everyone's radar in the coming months.

  2. Can the East Save the West?
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    Can the East Save the West?

    May 10, 2019 Parag Khanna expects the governance paradigm that has taken root in fast-growing Asia to spread globally in the coming years.

  3. The World Economy’s Urban Future
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    The World Economy’s Urban Future

    Aug 10, 2018 Parag Khanna argues that, while countries and regions struggle, cities are developing the economic models the world needs.

  4. Recovering the Promise of Technocracy

    Recovering the Promise of Technocracy

    Feb 3, 2017 Parag Khanna proposes a new system of governance that can finally address US and European voters' grievances.

  5. Disciplining the Sharing Economy
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    Disciplining the Sharing Economy

    Sep 25, 2014 Ayesha Khanna & Parag Khanna on why smart regulation will bring the best out of the sharing economy.

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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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    No Easy Exit from Zero-COVID

    S. Alex Yang & Angela Huyue Zhang propose a strategy for loosening China's pandemic restrictions without triggering a nationwide health crisis.

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