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Curated by Project Syndicate

The Lehman Legacy

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The collapse in 2008 of US investment bank Lehman Brothers triggered the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, with millions still suffering from the economic downturn and high unemployment that followed. Why, five years later, has regulatory reform lagged and economic recovery remained elusive?

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    Returning to Multilateralism

    Ban Ki-moon For 75 years, the United Nations has provided an imperfect but unrivaled global forum for advancing peace, prosperity, and human rights, standing as a bulwark against another world war. But the COVID-19 pandemic presents the world's premier multilateral body with its biggest challenge yet.  urges leaders gathering virtually for the UN General Assembly to recommit to global cooperation.
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