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  1. Fintan O'Toole is the Leonard L. Milberg Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton University, columnist at the Irish Times, and the author of Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain.  


  2. Jenny Odell is an artist, educator, and the author of How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy.

  3. Alassane Ouattara

    Alassane Ouattara

    1 Commentary

    Alassane Ouattara is President of Ivory Coast.

  4. Mancur Olson

    Mancur Olson

    Writing for PS since 1996
    2 Commentaries

    Late Professor of Economics at the University Maryland; Author; Head of the Center on Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector at University Maryland.

  5. Viktor Orbán

    Viktor Orbán

    Writing for PS since 1999
    2 Commentaries

    Viktor Orbán is Prime Minister of Hungary.

  6. Dara O'Rourke

    Writing for PS since 2001
    1 Commentary

    Professor of Politics at MIT.

  7. Martha Brill Olcott

    Martha Brill Olcott

    Writing for PS since 2001
    1 Commentary

    Senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Her book Kazakhstan: Unfulfilled Promise was published in 2001.

  8. Claus Offe

    Claus Offe

    Writing for PS since 2002
    1 Commentary

    Professor of Political Science, Humbolt University, Berlin.

  9. Kenichi Ohmae

    Kenichi Ohmae

    Writing for PS since 2002
    4 Commentaries

    One of the world's leading business strategists. He is President of Ohmae & Associates and has advised many of Japan's governments.

  10. Peter Osterman

    Writing for PS since 2002
    1 Commentary

    Pseudonym of a senior European diplomat with long experience in China.

  11. Ike Okonta

    Ike Okonta

    Writing for PS since 2002
    15 Commentaries

    Ike Okonta, an Abuja-based policy analyst and writer, is currently a fellow of the Open Society Institute, New York.

  12. Manuel Orozco

    Manuel Orozco

    Writing for PS since 2002
    2 Commentaries

    Manuel Orozco is a senior researcher at Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of International Migration.

  13. Lucjan T. Orlowski

    Lucjan T. Orlowski

    Writing for PS since 2002
    2 Commentaries

    Leading Polish economist, Professor of Economics at Sacred Heart University.

  14. David Onoprishvili

    David Onoprishvili

    Writing for PS since 2003
    1 Commentary

    David Onoprishvili is a former Minster of Finance of Georgia and now teaches at Vanderbilt University.

  15. Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

    Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

    Writing for PS since 2004
    2 Commentaries

    Chidi Anselm Odinkalu is Senior Legal Officer for the Africa Program of the Open Society Justice Initiative.

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    The Defining Economic Issue of the US Election

    Stephen S. Roach argues that the high price level, not inflation, is weighing on voters ahead of the presidential election.
  2. tubiana18_Beata ZawrzelNurPhoto via Getty Images_EUflaggreenclimate Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images

    What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?

    Laurence Tubiana explains how green campaigners can strengthen their message to appeal to ordinary voters.
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    The Geopolitical Imperative to Upgrade the Dollar

    Jordan Bleicher & Josh Lipsky explain how emerging technologies are facilitating efforts to challenge the greenback’s global dominance.
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    Let the Giggers Fight Inflation

    Todd G. Buchholz criticizes efforts by US regulators to throttle the proliferation of independent contractors.
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    The Putin-Kim Pact Is an Opportunity for the West

    Ana Palacio

    The Russia-North Korea defense pact leaves no doubt about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s determination to overthrow the existing international order. But the agreement could also strain the Kremlin’s relations with China, potentially disrupting Sino-Russian efforts to undermine Western unity.

    urges policymakers to leverage the rogue partnership to drive a wedge between Russia and China.
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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun

    Since the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, geopolitical tensions have dominated the global agenda, hindering collective efforts to address climate change. With the world still warming, urgent measures are needed to make investment in sustainable development feasible and affordable for everyone.

    propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
  7. livingston4_ KAMIL KRZACZYNSKIAFP via Getty Images_prideparade Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP via Getty Images

    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.

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