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Wayne Swan

Wayne Swan

Writing for PS since 2014
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Wayne Swan, a former deputy prime minister and treasurer of Australia, was a a regular participant in the G-20 Finance Ministers Meeting. His most recent book is The Good Fight: Six years, two prime ministers and staring down the Great Recession.

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    The Terrorism Paradox

    Robert Skidelsky

    As the number of deaths from terrorism in Western Europe declines, public alarm about terrorist attacks grows. But citizens should stay calm and not give governments the tools they increasingly demand to win the “battle” against terrorism, crime, or any other technically avoidable misfortune that life throws up.