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Shirin Ebadi

Shirin Ebadi

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Shirin Ebadi is a Nobel laureate and human rights lawyer.

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  1. phelps32_Drew AngererGetty Images_biden Drew Angerer/Getty Images

    The Economic Case for Biden

    Edmund S. Phelps

    US President Donald Trump has seeded the investment environment with uncertainty, trashed America's trade relationships, blown up the fiscal deficit, and left American workers worse off than they were when he took office. He is the polar opposite of Joe Biden, a politician who understands precisely what the US economy needs. 

    explains why the Democratic ticket is better not just for American democracy but also for the US economy.
  2. skidelsky156_WIktor SzymanowiczNurPhoto via Getty Images_boris johnson Wiktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images

    International Law and Political Necessity

    Robert Skidelsky

    The UK government’s proposed “breach” of its Withdrawal Agreement with the European Union is purely a negotiating ploy. Critics of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's tactics must argue their case on pragmatic rather than legal grounds.

    challenges critics of the UK government's Brexit strategy to argue their case on pragmatic rather than legal grounds.
  3. Abe Suga Eugene Hoshiko - Pool/Getty Images

    Japan After Abe

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s unexpected resignation for health reasons has ended the tenure of Japan’s longest-serving premier, raising questions about the future direction of economic and foreign policy. His successor, Yoshihide Suga, who was Abe’s closest ally in government, must now convince voters and the rest of the world that he is up to the job.


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