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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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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.
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    Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani & Ajay Banga urge the G7 to focus on the continent’s future, and on five priorities in particular, at this week’s summit.
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    Anatomy of a Massacre

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    The 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus holds useful lessons about what it takes to arrest – and recover from – inter-communal violence. But there is a difference between a pogrom and a genocide, and conflating the two can do more harm than good.

    considers what the 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus can and cannot teach us about preventing genocide.
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    AI: Hope or Hype?

    Whether generative artificial intelligence will do more harm or good to our families, economies, and societies remains an open question. In devising strategies for harnessing the technology, optimism is undoubtedly warranted, but it should not come at the expense of realism.

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    How Denmark Keeps the Far Right at Bay

    Michael Ehrenreich explains how mainstream parties have neutralized the threat of right-wing populists.
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    How Techno-Libertarians Fell in Love with Big Government

    Quinn Slobodian argues Silicon Valley investors are against the state only insofar as it is not enriching them personally.
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    How Chinese Savings Can Support the Global Green Transition

    Daniel Gros urges the EU to welcome cheap low-carbon goods, such as electric vehicles, from China.

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