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    Will Trump Win Again?

    Having been acquitted by the US Senate in his impeachment trial, President Donald Trump can continue basking in the reflected glory of America’s longest economic expansion on record. Could that be enough to secure his re-election in November?

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    Shareholder Capitalism RIP?

    Corporations increasingly realize that restoring public trust in business and markets is essential to making capitalism more sustainable. In this new world, focusing solely on keeping shareholders happy will no longer be enough.

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    Climate Crunch Time

    The 2020s will be a crucial decade in the fight against global warming. The public increasingly recognizes the severity and urgency of the climate crisis, but will world leaders rise to the challenge?

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    Whose India?

    Amid deteriorating economic conditions, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent the past year ratcheting up his illiberal brand of Hindu nationalism. Like other major democracies around the world, India will be entering the new decade under a cloud of existential uncertainty.

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    Brexit and Beyond

    The United Kingdom’s recent general election may have ended the Brexit debate, but what comes next is far less clear. On a wide range of issues, the toughest choices facing Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government may be still to come.

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    A COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan

    Larry Hatheway

    The rapid escalation of the COVID-19 crisis may be setting the stage for a global recession. Economic policymakers have no time to waste in preparing a response – preferably one that makes full use of low and falling bond yields, below-target inflation, and the lessons of the last recession.

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    The West’s Final Countdown?

    Joschka Fischer

    With the US presidential election approaching, no one can say they didn't foresee the possibility of Donald Trump winning a second term – an event that would pose an existential threat to the very idea of "the West." So why are European leaders spending their time squabbling over agriculture subsidies?


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