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    Bridging the Climate-Development Gap

    Dani Rodrik & Ishac Diwan explain how to free up fiscal space for sustainable development in many low- and middle-income countries.
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    What Climate Finance Needs

    Nouriel Roubini & Reza Bundy explain what it will take to channel private capital and savings toward sustainable development.
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    A Pact for People and Planet

    Anne-Marie Slaughter, et al. propose an agreement that aligns existing climate commitments and accelerates progress toward a net-zero future.
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    Keeping Climate Justice Alive

    Joyce Banda explains why advanced economies must do more to finance adaptation and resilience in poor countries.
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    What the G20 Must Deliver

    Azali Assoumani, Emmanuel Macron, Bola Tinubu

    The goal of the upcoming summit in New Delhi must be to advance progress toward a world where poverty is eliminated, the health of our planet is preserved, and vulnerable countries are better equipped to face the crises that arise from climate change and conflicts. Four principles will help guide the way forward.

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    Carbon Capture and Delay

    Gernot Wagner worries that new federal rules in the United States will unwittingly extend the life of existing power plants.
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    The Hunger Profiteers

    Jennifer Clapp & Phil Howard highlight the huge supply-management and price-setting power enjoyed by leading agribusiness firms.
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    Achieving Zero Hunger Is Still Possible

    Jordan Dey proposes several ways to support local agriculture and end global food insecurity by 2030.
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    Protecting the World’s Forests Means Protecting Indigenous Rights

    Juan Carlos Jintiach explains why defending local communities in the Amazon is essential to combating against climate change.

The participation of developing-country media and commentators in this initiative is supported in part by The Open Society Foundations.

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    Putin and Kim’s Cartoon Summit

    Nina L. Khrushcheva thinks that Russia's recent meeting with North Korea was intended primarily as a warning to the South.
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    Saudi Arabia’s New Nationalism

    Bernard Haykel explains the reasoning behind the Kingdom's ongoing domestic- and foreign-policy transformation.
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    The Green Growth Mindset

    Gernot Wagner sees doctrinaire debates about capitalism as irrelevant or even deleterious to the decarbonization effort.
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    Africa Is the Future of Multilateralism

    Mark Malloch-Brown explains why the continent should be at the forefront of efforts to bring about international reforms.
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    A Chinese Bubble Long in the Making

    Yi Fuxian

    The Chinese government is very good at covering up small problems, but these often pile up into much bigger ones that can no longer be ignored. The current real-estate bubble is a case in point, casting serious doubts not just on the wisdom of past policies but also on China's long-term economic future.

    traces the long roots of the country's mounting economic and financial problems.
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    Industrial Policy Is Back

    From semiconductors to electric vehicles, governments are identifying the strategic industries of the future and intervening to support them – abandoning decades of neoliberal orthodoxy in the process. Are industrial policies the key to tackling twenty-first-century economic challenges or a recipe for market distortions and lower efficiency?

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    Is AI a Master or Slave?

    Joschka Fischer wonders whether humanity can even hope to maintain control in an era of “mega-crisis.”
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    Laying Chicago Economics to Rest

    Antara Haldar

    From breakthroughs in behavioral economics to mounting evidence in the real world, there is good reason to think that the economic orthodoxy of the past 50 years now has one foot in the grave. The question is whether the mainstream economics profession has gotten the memo.

    looks back on 50 years of neoclassical economic orthodoxy and the damage it has wrought.
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    America’s Broken Civic Bargain

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that Republicans have abandoned one of the core principles that sustains a democracy over time.

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