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Patrick V. Verkooijen

Patrick V. Verkooijen

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Patrick V. Verkooijen is CEO of the Global Center on Adaptation and Professor of Practice in Sustainable Development Diplomacy at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

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  1. The Climate Kids Are Right
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    The Climate Kids Are Right

    Oct 11, 2019 Patrick V. Verkooijen says worldwide youth protests against global warming should shame adults into urgent action to save the planet.

  2. Living with Climate Change
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    Living with Climate Change

    Nov 6, 2018 Patrick V. Verkooijen urges local leaders to build economic resiliency into their strategies for adaptation to higher temperatures.

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    Germany’s Emerging War Economy

    Dalia Marin outlines how the country can transform its economy and help Europe achieve strategic autonomy.
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    Japan’s Post-Abe Trust Crisis

    Akira Kawamoto explains how Fumio Kishida’s embattled government can regain public confidence and boost economic growth.
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    Liz Truss vs. the Bank of England

    Shang-Jin Wei explains how UK policymakers can prevent a financial crisis by helping pensioners and homeowners.
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    What’s Happened to China’s Economy?

    Zhang Jun worries that weakened incentives for local-government policy innovation are undermining dynamism and growth.
  5. zizek8_Ying TangNurPhoto via Getty Images_iran protest Ying TangNurPhoto via Getty Images

    Women, Life, Freedom, and the Left

    Slavoj Žižek

    Four recent global news stories have revealed the varieties of women’s empowerment, showing how the politics of sex and gender can either challenge or reinforce existing power structures. For Western liberals, understanding these dynamics will be crucial to beating back the new right.

    shows how four recent news events highlight the failings of Western progressives to counter the far right.
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    Toward a Progressive Economic Agenda

    Mariana Mazzucato offers a five-pronged policy blueprint for the left to counter populism and recover electoral relevance.
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    The Gorbachev Diagnosis

    Daniel Yergin revisits a 2001 interview with the former Soviet leader to consider where things went awry for Russia.
  8. ostry5_Gary HershornGetty Images_shipping Gary Hershorn/Getty Images

    The Canary in the Inflation Coal Mine

    Jonathan D. Ostry explains why central banks should pay much greater attention to shipping costs.
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    The Crumbling Nuclear Taboo

    Beatrice Fihn urges countries to refrain from responding to Russia's nuclear threats with nuclear threats of their own.

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