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Trump: An American Horror Story

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Get to grips with President Trump; Project Syndicate has published more than 100 articles exploring the implications of his presidency for politics, the economy, and world peace and security. They are all here:

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  1. The Disunited States of American Gun Control
    Las Vegas Shooting David Becker/ Stringer

    The Disunited States of American Gun Control

    Oct 6, 2017 Jeffrey D. Sachs doubts the federal government will ban assault weapons anytime soon – and says it's time to look elsewhere.

  2. Trump’s UN Hypocrisy
    President Trump addresses the UN Alexander Shcherbak/Getty Images

    Trump’s UN Hypocrisy

    Sep 28, 2017 Christopher R. Hill argues that US leaders cannot fault the United Nations without faulting themselves.

  3. The Return of the Madman Theory
    Trump UN speech Drew Angerer/Getty Images

    The Return of the Madman Theory

    Sep 25, 2017 Nina L. Khrushcheva worries that the US president's erratic behavior vis-à-vis North Korea is not an act.

  4. Trump’s Bigger Russia Problem
    Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny arrested Kirill Kudryavtsev/Getty Images

    Trump’s Bigger Russia Problem

    Sep 21, 2017 Anne-Marie Slaughter & Nina Jankowicz explain why the US administration's should do more to support Russia's anti-Putin dissidents.

  5. Saving the Iran Nuclear Deal
     Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

    Saving the Iran Nuclear Deal

    Sep 20, 2017 Ana Palacio urges the EU to pre-empt the potentially devastating consequences of US efforts to kill the JCPOA.

  6. A New Trump?
    Donald Trump walks out of St John's Epicopal Church i Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images

    A New Trump?

    Sep 15, 2017 Elizabeth Drew pours cold water on heated speculation that the White House is finally getting its act together.

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    Why Is China’s Consumption Rate So Low?

    Zhang Jun thinks Chinese households are spending more than official data indicate, but that more support is needed.
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    South Korea Is Caught in the Crossfire of the US-China Trade War

    Anne O. Krueger warns that America’s recent policy shifts could jeopardize a critical strategic alliance in East Asia.
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    What to Do About the Taliban’s Gender Apartheid

    Gordon Brown proposes how international pressure can be brought to bear to reverse the regime's ban on girls' education.
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    What Labour Needs to Succeed

    Mariana Mazzucato & Sarah Doyle share lessons from other countries about how to implement an effective industrial strategy.
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    Restore the Olympic Peace

    Dmitry Muratov, et al.

    When the Olympics were held in ancient times, the frequent wars between the Greek city states were suspended. If the billions of people who will watch this summer's Paris Olympic Games were to take inspiration from this history and call for ceasefires in today's wars, how many lives might be saved?

    see the Paris Summer Games as an ideal moment to advocate ceasefires and negotiations in ongoing wars.
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    The Trump Shooting Reveals the Hallmarks of American Political Violence

    Mattia Ferraresi

    As ugly as it may sound, the attempt to assassinate Donald Trump is somewhat normal, in the sense that it is consistent with a widespread pattern of recourse to brute force in American life. And a constant feature of American political violence is the vicious rhetorical battle that follows every incident.

    highlights two predictable effects of the attempt to assassinate the former president.
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    Supporting Sexual and Reproductive Health Is Good Business

    Natalia Kanem argues that investing in employees’ well-being will help companies attract and retain top talent.
  8. patten167_Ricky VigilGetty Images_keirstarmer Ricky Vigil/Getty Images

    Can Democracy Win in 2024?

    Chris Patten highlights the challenges mainstream parties face as they try to boost growth and improve public services.
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    Finding a New French Majority

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses what must happen to form a stable government after an election that produced a hung parliament.

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