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  1. hoyer15_LightFieldStudiosGetty Images_worldhealth LightFieldStudios/Getty Images

    Global Health Is the Best Investment We Can Make

    Werner Hoyer & Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stress the need for more spending and greater cooperation to regain progress reversed by the pandemic.
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    The World Is Still Failing at Pandemic Preparedness and Response

    Mariana Mazzucato & Alan Donnelly worry that health investment is being crowded out despite its centrality to all other development goals.
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    A Humanitarian Intervention in the War on Drugs

    Martin Ignacio Díaz Velásquez touts a framework for reducing the devastation caused by what was always a losing battle.
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    A Child Killer Meets Its Match

    Keith Klugman points to promising advances in maternal immunization against the respiratory illness RSV.
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    Making the Most of Africa’s Pandemic Dividend

    Ebere Okereke & Adam Bradshaw show how investments to combat COVID-19 can strengthen countries’ ability to respond to future health crises.
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    Europe’s Meat Habit and the Global Food Crisis

    Sarah Lake & Nico Muzi highlight the massive benefits to be gained by shifting to production of less resource-intensive proteins.
  7. nsofor6_ Luke DrayGetty Images_uganda ebola Luke Dray/Getty Images

    Health Solidarity Is Health Security

    Ifeanyi M. Nsofor highlights the importance of combating nationalist parochialism in eradicating infectious diseases.
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    Global Health from the Ground Up

    Paul Hudson explains how pharmaceutical companies can help developing countries become better prepared for health crises.
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    Fighting Polio to the Finish

    Gargee Ghosh urges support for a global eradication initiative that has already proven its effectiveness many times over.

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    Will Crypto Survive?

    Kenneth Rogoff assesses the strategies regulators could adopt in the aftermath of the FTX debacle.
  2. spence156_SAUL LOEBAFP via Getty Images_bidenxi Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

    Done With Deglobalization?

    Michael Spence sees reason to hope that the scales may soon tip back from international confrontation to cooperation.
  3. velasco131_Chris McGrathGetty Images_bitcoin Chris McGrath/Getty Images

    The Unbearable Uselessness of Crypto

    Andrés Velasco explains why FTX's collapse should sink a hyped-up lie bobbing on an ocean of libertarian technobabble.
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    Is Germany Sick Again?

    Hans-Werner Sinn pours cold water on the fantasy that European economies can weather gas shortages with minimal pain.
  5. op_stiglitz6_Anna MoneymakerGetty Images_USabortionprotest Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

    America's Silent Progressive Majority

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Now that the American electorate appears to have rejected Republican extremism, many will argue that US President Joe Biden and the Democrats should tack right to capture centrist voters. But this would be a mistake, given where voters' preferences increasingly lie.

    considers what the midterm election results indicate about voters' real priorities.
  6. jlevy2_Geo. P. Hall & SonThe New York Historical SocietyGetty Images_railroad Geo. P. Hall & Son/The New York Historical Society/Getty Images

    Big Tech Gets Derailed

    Jonathan Levy traces the origins of the sector's recent turmoil to the nineteenth-century rise of the corporation.
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    Will the West Give in to Russia?

    From soaring inflation to a deepening energy crisis, the United States and Europe are facing no shortage of economic challenges, and Russia’s war against Ukraine – and the sanctions imposed in response to it – bears much of the blame. As Russia launches new rounds of missile attacks, we asked PS commentators what the West should be doing for Ukraine – and how likely it is to do it.

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    The Techno-Feudal Method to Musk’s Twitter Madness

    Yanis Varoufakis explains that the issue is neither vanity nor public service, but rather the need to acquire cloud capital.
  9. tmeyer2_Drew AngererGetty Images_supremecourtclimateprotest Drew Angerer/Getty Images

    The Case for Mandating Climate-Risk Disclosure

    Timothy Meyer, et al. defend the legal and economic justification for the US Securities and Exchange Commission's proposed new rule.

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