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    Climate Injustice and the Curse of Illusory Growth

    Hippolyte Fofack shows why achieving global income convergence and sustainable development will require a new economic model.
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    Putin the Terrible

    Dina Khapaeva

    In pressing the politics of neomedieval history, Russian President Vladimir Putin is seeking to deny the viability of democracy and to justify social inequalities, autocracy, terror, and an aggressive imperial foreign policy. His political project is thus hardly unique.

    traces the history of the Kremlin's campaign to transform Russia's national memory and identity.
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    No Decarbonization Without Democratization

    Hélène Landemore

    Addressing climate change requires not just scientific and engineering expertise but also political consensus-building and special attention to matters of justice. Given these widely varied demands, the problem is best tackled through a form of open democracy in which ordinary citizens are empowered to legislate.

    argues against the temptation to respond to climate change by further empowering experts and technocrats.
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    The Roots of Resistance

    Yuliya Tymoshenko

    Ukraine's success in fighting Russia's much larger army is rooted in the fact that the country has been unified, in a way that it has not been in centuries, by a single purpose: preservation of its sovereignty, lives, and liberties. And now that unity is fueling the spread of partisan warfare in areas controlled by the occupier.

    draws a direct line from Europe's anti-Nazi underground armies of World War II to Ukraine's partisan war today.
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    The Danger of Nuclear Reactors in War

    Bennett Ramberg shows why the world needs a formal agreement banning attacks on live reactors and related facilities.
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    The New Geopolitics

    Bruno Maçães thinks today's rivalries will determine who shapes the rules under which everyone else must live.
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    Inflation Dos and Don’ts

    Joseph E. Stiglitz & Dean Baker argue that the problem is on the supply side and that policymakers should look there for solutions.
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    Is Stock-Market Short-Termism Really Behind Climate Change?

    Mark J. Roe disputes the widespread assumption that climate change and other problems are due to myopic profit-seeking.
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    China’s Lessons from Russia’s War

    Kevin Rudd considers how Russia’s fumbled invasion of Ukraine will affect Xi Jinping’s strategic thinking.
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    Climate Science Meets Geopolitics

    Giulio Boccaletti explains how new global rivalries will elevate and alter the uses of earth-science systems and programs.
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    Did US Biotechnology Help to Create COVID-19?

    Neil L. Harrison & Jeffrey D. Sachs call for an investigation into research practices that could have led to the coronavirus's emergence in China.
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    The Fight of Our Lives

    George Soros frames the war in Ukraine as the latest battle for open-society ideals – one that implicates China as well.

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