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In 2017, a rage born of hope rather than despair could be glimpsed in many parts of the world. This emotional dichotomy is reflected throughout Hope Against Rage, where some of the world’s leading thinkers examine what came apart in the past year, and anticipate the forces and factors likely to define 2018.
Gordon Brown A New Balance for the Global Age
Lawrence H. Summers Will the Center Hold?
Edmund S. Phelps Saving the Environment and the Economy
Sri Mulyani Indrawati East Asia’s Rising Star
Joseph E. Stiglitz The Global Economy’s Risky Recovery
Yuriko Koike Asia’s Cities Against North Korea
Angus Deaton How Inequality Works
María Corina Machado Venezuela’s Struggle for Freedom
Raghuram Rajan Central Banks’ Year of Reckoning
Minxin Pei Xi Unbound?
Jorge G. Castañeda Latin America’s Annus Mediocris
Mariana Mazzucato Rediscovering Public Wealth Creation
Tony Blair Revolutionary Centrism
Laurence Tubiana A Year of Renewed Climate Commitments
Radosław Sikorski Stealing the Populists’ Clothes
Janine R. Wedel The Venal Roots of Political Turmoil
Samantha Bradshaw & Philip N Howard Making Social Media Safe for Democracy
Akinwumi Adesina et al. A Truly Global Response to Climate Change
Maurice Obstfeld Short-Term Gains, Long-Term Hazards
Alexander Friedman Will Monetary Policy Trigger Another Financial Crisis?
Elmar Brok “America First” Wakes Up the EU
Célestin Monga Africa, the Business Deal of the Century
Jason Furman Can Economic Policy Solve Economic Problems?
Kevin Rudd The Trumping of Asia
Klaus Schwab Agile Governance for a Fractured World