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25 апреля, 16:27

The Future of Tech Policy

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The far-reaching social, political, and economic risks posed by Big Tech have finally prompted a more concerted response from policymakers and regulators. As they consider how to manage disruption without stifling innovation, five issues will loom large.

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25 апреля, 15:51

Beating Malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion

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Though malaria still poses a major threat to millions of people around the world, there has been significant progress toward eliminating the disease in severely affected areas. By working together across borders, six Southeast Asian countries have created a model that the world should follow.

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25 апреля, 13:07

A Crisis Playbook for Big Tech

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There are many similarities between the trust deficit that still plagues the financial sector and the one that is beginning to undermine technology companies. Firms like Amazon, Facebook, and Google should study five lessons that most banks never learned after the 2008 crisis.

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25 апреля, 12:31

Russia’s World Cup Opportunity

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In June and July, when Russia hosts the 2018 World Cup, it will have a chance to shatter many of the Western media stereotypes depicting the country as hopelessly corrupt. At the same time, for those who view the world through a zero-sum geopolitical lens, the event will offer the powerful corrective of cooperation and collegiality.

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24 апреля, 17:53

America’s Weak Case Against China

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The US Trade Representative appears to have made an ironclad case against China in the so-called Section 301 report issued on March 22. But the report – now widely viewed as evidence justifying the Trump administration's recent tariffs and other punitive measures against China – is wide of the mark in several key areas.

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24 апреля, 17:00

Quratulain Fatima on Gender and Politics in Pakistan

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Nearly a century after women around the world began gaining the right to vote, their descendants are demanding an end to harassment and abuse, and governments and businesses are taking action. But as gender development specialist Quratulain Fatima notes, Pakistan is a troubling exception to the global trend. Listen to all episodes from your favorite podcast app, and subscribe via Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, or RSS Feed.

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24 апреля, 16:16

Staying on Track to End Malaria

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The world has spent decades fighting to eradicate malaria, and has formally committed to doing so by 2030. But despite the remarkable progress that has been made, the emergence of insecticide-resistant mosquitoes and drug-resistant strains of the disease itself show that much work remains to be done.

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24 апреля, 15:33

Macron’s Real Limits

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French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel demonstrated the limits of his method. Seemingly compelling oratory does not necessarily translate into feasible policies.

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24 апреля, 14:56

Time for a Global Financial Makeover

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In the past three years, the world has made some progress toward the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030, but the fundamental issue of financing the SDGs remains unresolved. And, with the financial sector strongly oriented toward short-termism, the necessary investments may never materialize.

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24 апреля, 12:27

The Low Costs of a Zero-Carbon Economy

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The challenge in moving to a fully "green" economy now concerns harder-to-abate sectors such as trucking, shipping and aviation, steel, cement, and chemicals. To make the same rapid progress there that has been made in renewable-energy technologies requires the same type of forward-looking policies.

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24 апреля, 11:51

The Drums of Trade War

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With Chinese President Xi Jinping willing to make some concessions to the US, the world may yet avoid a trade war. But the reason Sino-American relations have soured is the Trump administration's worldview, not external balances.

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23 апреля, 17:41

Macron’s Vital Message

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In a recent speech, Macron set out a potent agenda: the EU must convince its citizens that it deserves their support, by engaging with them directly and offering a compelling narrative that emphasizes its unwavering commitment to liberal democracy. Everyone who believes in the EU should now be stepping up to support that vision.