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Curated by Project Syndicate

The Big Bank Battle

12 commentaries

Simon Johnson, a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and a former chief economist at the IMF, is one of the world’s most influential critics of the global financial system. In this selection of commentaries, written exclusively for Project Syndicate, he considers what policymakers should do to prevent another financial crisis – and why they are not doing it.

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    The Terrorism Paradox

    Robert Skidelsky

    As the number of deaths from terrorism in Western Europe declines, public alarm about terrorist attacks grows. But citizens should stay calm and not give governments the tools they increasingly demand to win the “battle” against terrorism, crime, or any other technically avoidable misfortune that life throws up.

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