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  1. Frans D. Waal

    Frans D. Waal

    Writing for PS since 2002
    1 Commentary

    Frans de Waal, a Dutch-born zoologist, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Living Links Center at Emory University, in Atlanta. His most recent book is The Ape and the Sushi Master.

  2. Shiro Wachira

    Shiro Wachira

    Writing for PS since 2018
    1 Commentary

    Shiro Wachira is a project specialist on the microfinance partnerships team at One Acre Fund.

  3. Andrew Wachtel

    Andrew Wachtel

    Writing for PS since 2017
    2 Commentaries

    Andrew Wachtel is President of the American University of Central Asia.

  4. Mathis Wackernagel

    Mathis Wackernagel

    Writing for PS since 2015
    1 Commentary

    Mathis Wackernagel is the co-creator of the Ecological Footprint and President and Co-founder of the Global Footprint Network.

  5. Daniel A. Wagner

    Daniel A. Wagner

    Writing for PS since 2015
    1 Commentary

    Daniel A. Wagner is UNESCO Chair in Learning and Literacy, Professor of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, and Director of the International Literacy Institute.

  6. Gernot Wagner

    Gernot Wagner

    Writing for PS since 2016
    26 Commentaries

    Gernot Wagner, a climate economist at Columbia Business School, is the author, most recently, of Geoengineering: The Gamble (Polity, 2021).

  7. Martin Wagner

    Martin Wagner

    Writing for PS since 2016
    1 Commentary

    Martin Wagner is the managing attorney of the International Program of Earthjustice, the largest non-profit environmental law organization in the United States.

  8. Sameh Wahba

    Sameh Wahba

    Writing for PS since 2018
    1 Commentary

    Sameh Wahba is Global Director for Urban and Territorial Development, Disaster Risk Management, and Resilience at the World Bank.

  9. Zaki Wahhaj

    Zaki Wahhaj

    Writing for PS since 2017
    3 Commentaries

    Zaki Wahhaj is an associate professor at the University of Kent.

  10. Margareta Wahlström

    Margareta Wahlström

    Writing for PS since 2012
    5 Commentaries

    Margareta Wahlström is Head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

  11. Silvio Waisbord

    Silvio Waisbord

    Writing for PS since 2012
    1 Commentary

    Silvio Waisbord, a professor at the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Press/Politics and the author of the forthcoming book Reinventing Professionalism: News and Journalism in Global Perspective.

  12. Yoshibumi Wakamiya

    Yoshibumi Wakamiya

    Writing for PS since 2001
    2 Commentaries

    Yoshibumi Wakamiya is the Managing Editor of "Asahi Shimbun." Author of The Postwar Conservative View Of Asia.

  13. Jerome C. Wakefield

    Jerome C. Wakefield

    Writing for PS since 2009
    3 Commentaries

    Jerome C. Wakefield is Professor of Social Work and Professor of Psychiatry at New York University and author (with Allan V. Horwitz) of The Loss of Sadness: How Psychiatry Transformed Normal Sorrow into Depressive Disorder.

  14. John Walcott

    John Walcott

    Writing for PS since 2018
    2 Commentaries

    John Walcott has covered foreign policy and national security for Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications, and is an adjunct professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

  15. Arnoldo Wald

    Arnoldo Wald

    Writing for PS since 2018
    1 Commentary

    Arnoldo Wald is a professor of law at Rio de Janeiro State University.

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    From Welfare State to Safe State in Latin America

    Jorge G. Castañeda & Carlos Ominami urge the region’s progressives to start treating security as an essential component of social protection.
  2. ocampo57_Celal GunesAnadolu Agency via Getty Images_imf Celal Gunes/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

    The Urgency of Sovereign-Debt Restructuring

    José Antonio Ocampo highlights the need for a comprehensive mechanism to deliver relief to low- and middle-income countries.
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    The Gaza War Goes Global

    Joschka Fischer

    The escalating war in the Middle East must be understood in a broader context. The fact that the Iranian regime felt emboldened to risk a direct strike on Israel attests to a changing world order in which Western power is increasingly open to challenge.

    considers the implications of Iran’s unprecedented decision to launch a direct strike on Israeli territory.
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    Gender-Neutral Fintech Isn’t Working for Women

    Emmanuel Nyirinkindi & Jessica Schnabel show that the industry is not fully delivering on its promise to accelerate financial inclusion.
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    The Urgency of Palestinian Statehood

    Gareth Evans explains why formal international recognition is crucial to ending the intolerable status quo.
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    Quality Journalism Is More Important than Ever

    Anya Schiffrin, et al. explain how policymakers can support rigorous, objective reporting, just as they provide other public goods.
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    Is India’s Economy Overhyped?

    Shang-Jin Wei argues that the country’s rapid development, while undeniable, conceals deeper structural problems.
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    Negotiating a Bigger, Better World Bank

    Michael Krake & Wempi Saputra explain how a new framework will nudge countries to invest in projects that deliver global public goods.
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    The Ozone Layer’s Recovery Shows How to Protect the Planet

    Robert Redford & Xiye Bastida highlight the critical role of international cooperation in preserving the planet’s habitability.

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