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Tlaleng Mofokeng

Tlaleng Mofokeng

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Tlaleng Mofokeng, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, is Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University and the author of Dr T: A Guide to Sexual Health and Pleasure

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  1. A Rights-Based Global Food System
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    A Rights-Based Global Food System

    Nov 7, 2023 Oyinlola Oyebode, et al. advocate an approach to nutritional security that advances health and environmental imperatives.

  2. Decolonizing Public Health
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    Decolonizing Public Health

    Jun 30, 2021 Tlaleng Mofokeng describes the pillars of an anti-racist, anti-sexist approach during the pandemic and beyond.

  3. A Safe Retreat from the War on Drugs
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    A Safe Retreat from the War on Drugs

    Nov 11, 2020 Tlaleng Mofokeng applauds Oregon's decriminalization of drugs and advocates harm-reduction strategies like needle exchanges.

  4. An Interview with Tlaleng Mofokeng
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    An Interview with Tlaleng Mofokeng

    Aug 25, 2020 Tlaleng Mofokeng underscores the need to decolonize global health funding, identifies her main goal as UN Special Rapporteur for Health, and shares the firsthand experiences that motivate her work.

  5. Violence Against Women Is Blocking Development
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    Violence Against Women Is Blocking Development

    Feb 21, 2020 Tlaleng Mofokeng highlights the effects of countries' failure to provide essential services to victims of gender-based crime.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle

    Big Tech firms flagrantly disregard the implicit social contract that enables capitalist economies to thrive. The time has come to curb their market power and establish the institutional mechanisms necessary to prevent the benefits of technological innovation from being monopolized by a privileged few.

    urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.
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    Europe and the World Need Ukraine to Prevail

    Dmytro Kuleba & Josep Borrell

    Ukrainians, Europeans, and others around the world all have an interest in opposing the kind of war of aggression that Russia launched two years ago. Failing to support Ukraine now would invite a return to the dark past of military aggression, imperialism, and colonialism – and not just in Europe.

    remind everyone of the stakes in Russia's war of aggression, as it enters its third year.
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    Is Blockchain Ready for Primetime?

    Josh Burek considers whether the technology has checked all the boxes needed to achieve wider adoption.
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    Russia Will Honor Navalny Someday

    Carl Bildt reflects on the murdered opposition leader’s success in challenging Vladimir Putin’s regime.
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    Europe Is Home Alone

    Joschka Fischer thinks the threats to European security have become too great for the status quo to bear.
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    Economic Possibilities for Our Overworked Grandchildren

    Kaushik Basu shows how it is possible to redistribute income from the rich to the poor without undermining individual incentives.

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