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Bernard-Henri Lévy

Bernard-Henri Lévy

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Bernard-Henri Lévy is one of the founders of the “Nouveaux Philosophes” (New Philosophers) movement. His books include Left in Dark Times: A Stand Against the New Barbarism, American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville, and most recently, The Empire and the Five Kings

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  1. Europe Lives On
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    Europe Lives On

    Feb 7, 2020 Bernard-Henri Lévy looks for what can be salvaged or made new following the United Kingdom's formal departure.

  2. Hold the Brexit Con Artists to Account
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    Hold the Brexit Con Artists to Account

    Jun 17, 2019 Bernard-Henri Lévy laments the cancellation of a trial focusing on the Leave campaign's lies ahead of the 2016 referendum.

  3. Ode to Our Lady of Europe
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    Ode to Our Lady of Europe

    Apr 17, 2019 Bernard-Henri Lévy searches for meaning and hope in the aftermath of the conflagration in Paris.

  4. Google, Fake News, and the Crisis of Truth
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    Google, Fake News, and the Crisis of Truth

    Feb 11, 2019 Bernard-Henri Lévy probes the intellectual history behind today's alternative facts and creeping authoritarianism.

  5. Will the Yellow Vests Reject the Brown Shirts?
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    Will the Yellow Vests Reject the Brown Shirts?

    Dec 5, 2018 Bernard-Henri Lévy urges France's grassroots protest movement to reaffirm its commitment to republican democracy.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

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    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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