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David Miliband

David Miliband

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David Miliband, a former British foreign secretary and member of the World Health Organization Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, is CEO of the International Rescue Committee.

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  1. Sudan’s Descent into Violence Must Not Be Ignored
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    Sudan’s Descent into Violence Must Not Be Ignored

    Mar 19, 2024 David Miliband urges policymakers to facilitate the flow of humanitarian aid and increase funding for the war-torn country.

  2. What We Can Do About Food Insecurity
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    What We Can Do About Food Insecurity

    Nov 17, 2023 Kate Hampton & David Miliband identify four areas where progress is needed to mitigate the worsening global hunger and nutrition crisis.

  3. Where Humanitarianism and Environmentalism Meet
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    Where Humanitarianism and Environmentalism Meet

    Sep 12, 2022 David Miliband explains why advocacy for people and for the environment should be more closely integrated.

  4. Fixing the Broken Pandemic Financing System
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    Fixing the Broken Pandemic Financing System

    Jun 9, 2021 David Miliband, et al. propose a single facility to fund both general preparedness and rapid responses to future outbreaks.

  5. The Death Toll of a Dying Order
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    The Death Toll of a Dying Order

    Feb 18, 2015 David Miliband reflects on the widespread state failure that has fueled humanitarian crises worldwide.

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    History Already Tells Us the Future of AI

    Daron Acemoglu & Simon Johnson find policy lessons for the 2020s in the work of the early-nineteenth-century economist David Ricardo.
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    Trump and the Risk of a US Debt Default

    William L. Silber thinks the former president would be even more reckless if awarded another term this year.
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    Europe’s Red Tape Is Helping Russia

    Laurence Boone & Nicu Popescu

    The European Union’s cumbersome and narrowly defined regulations for public procurement and spending are not simply inadequate; they are dangerous. They weaken the bloc’s ability to protect itself from a broad range of Russian hybrid attacks while prolonging Russia’s aggression in Ukraine.

    propose a European Defense Production Act to help fast-track processes for public procurement and spending.
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    What to Look for in Trump’s First Trial

    Eric Posner

    The intricate legal issues and colorful characters in Donald Trump's criminal trials will undoubtedly keep the media and the viewing public enraptured for months to come. But when it comes to the 2024 election, all that really matters is how the defendant appears to a narrow sliver of undecided voters.

    points out that optics, more than the law or the facts, will be what matters most for the election.
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    AI Holds the Key to Resilient Cities

    Justina Nixon-Saintil surveys the technology's foreseeable applications in promoting urban sustainable development.
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    How Risky Is Japan’s Monetary-Policy Normalization?

    Takatoshi Ito considers the implications of the central bank’s exit from negative interest rates and quantitative easing.
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    As Families Change, So Must the Safety Net

    Neha Bansal urges governments to implement policies that promote intergenerational integration and solidarity.
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    The Language of Political Control

    Robert Skidelsky views recent linguistic innovations as manipulative efforts to compel “correct” thought and perception.
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    Globalization vs. Democracy

    Kaushik Basu highlights the contradictions and vulnerabilities inherent in the current international order.

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