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Visionary Voices

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The challenges facing developing countries – from providing clean water to fighting infectious diseases – are jeopardizing their economic growth prospects, on which the global economy’s health increasingly depends. Project Syndicate, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, provides analysis of the trends and debates shaping developing countries’ potential – and the global economy’s prospects.

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The US Election’s Chaos Quotient

Nouriel Roubini While hoping for a conclusive outcome on November 3 (or immediately thereafter), market watchers unfortunately must prepare for the worst. After all, US President Donald Trump and the Republicans are not even hiding their plans to steal the election.  fears that a dispute over the outcome could drag on for weeks, triggering a major risk-off episode in markets.
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    Does the US Still Interfere in Foreign Elections?

    Jack Goldsmith Americans were outraged about foreign interference in the 2016 US election, and officials have sought to counter the asymmetric advantage that the Internet gives America's adversaries. But the United States will be unable to establish norms to constrain its rivals until it publicly denounces and ends the practice itself.  highlights America's reluctance to halt practices that it criticizes when used by other leading powers.
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  2. roubini147_J. CountessGetty Images_us early voting J. Countess/Getty Images

    The US Election’s Chaos Quotient

    Nouriel Roubini While hoping for a conclusive outcome on November 3 (or immediately thereafter), market watchers unfortunately must prepare for the worst. After all, US President Donald Trump and the Republicans are not even hiding their plans to steal the election.  fears that a dispute over the outcome could drag on for weeks, triggering a major risk-off episode in markets.
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