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Sin-ming Shaw

Sin-ming Shaw

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Sin-ming Shaw, a former fellow at Oxford University, was, most recently, a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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  1. Hong Kong’s Handover Hangover
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    Hong Kong’s Handover Hangover

    Jun 29, 2017 Sin-ming Shaw blames the territory’s economic and social ills on China’s preference for political loyalists.

  2. Beijing Versus the Billionaire
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    Beijing Versus the Billionaire

    Oct 7, 2015 Sin-ming Shaw examines the political motivations behind China's recent attacks on Hong Kong's Li Ka-shing.

  3. China’s Hong Kong Follies
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    China’s Hong Kong Follies

    Oct 22, 2014 Sin-ming Shaw looks at what is motivating the pro-democracy protesters.

  4. Thailand’s “Godfather IV”

    Thailand’s “Godfather IV”

    Jan 18, 2014 Sin-ming Shaw

  5. Thailand’s Silent Coup

    Thailand’s Silent Coup

    Dec 26, 2013 Sin-ming Shaw parses the threat to democracy in Bangkok's streets.

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    Trade Unions Can Defeat Europe’s Far Right

    Oliver Roethig explains why stronger trade unions hold the key to countering the rise of extremist parties.
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    Why Republicans Go Crawling Back to Donald Trump

    Reed Galen sees the fecklessness of figures like William Barr as proof of the sorry state of the American political class.
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    Economic Development in an Age of Great-Power Competition

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng considers developing countries’ prospects for boosting competitiveness amid rising US-China trade tensions.
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    Human Capital for the Age of Generative AI

    Simon Johnson & Eric Hazan explain how adoption of the technology could help suitably qualified workers climb the wage ladder.
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    To Fight Climate Change, Protect Healthy Soil

    Juan Lucas Restrepo & Barron Joseph Orr explain how sustainable farming practices can reverse biodiversity loss and transform our food systems.
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    How to Protect the World from the Next Pandemic

    Winnie Byanyima & Joseph E. Stiglitz envision a global accord that applies the lessons of past health crises and includes binding commitments.
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    Strict Separation Is Not the Answer for Palestine and Israel

    Yanis Varoufakis warns against a two-apartheid-state solution that affirms the dangerous principle of ethnic exclusivity.
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    Preparing Now for the Next Disease X

    Tom Achoki, et al. propose several steps governments can take to establish robust and resilient response mechanisms.
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    To Protect Democracy, Protect Exiled Journalists

    Antonio Zappulla highlights the existential threats facing independent news outlets forced to relocate by repressive regimes.

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