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Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama

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Francis Fukuyama, Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, is Director of FSI's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law and Stanford's Master's in International Policy Program.

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  1. Pandemics and Political Performance
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    Pandemics and Political Performance

    Jun 24, 2021 Francis Fukuyama & Luis Felipe López-Calva show how three variables have shaped the effectiveness of countries' responses to COVID-19.

  2. How to Make the Internet Safe for Democracy
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    How to Make the Internet Safe for Democracy

    Jan 3, 2020 Francis Fukuyama urges antitrust reform before delegating regulation of online speech to the Internet platforms that host it.

  3. The Emergence of a Post-Fact World
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    The Emergence of a Post-Fact World

    Jan 12, 2017 Francis Fukuyama surveys the West's new political terrain – and sees a wilderness of uprooted institutional landmarks.

  4. Exporting the Chinese Model
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    Exporting the Chinese Model

    Jan 12, 2016 Francis Fukuyama asks what lies ahead for China's geopolitically momentous "One Belt, One Road" strategy.

  5. America’s Self-Defeating Hegemony

    America’s Self-Defeating Hegemony

    Oct 23, 2007 Francis Fukuyama

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    Europe’s Future Now Lies With France

    Joschka Fischer considers what a neo-nationalist French government would mean for Europe and its place in the world.
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    The Defining Economic Issue of the US Election

    Stephen S. Roach argues that the high price level, not inflation, is weighing on voters ahead of the presidential election.
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    What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?

    Laurence Tubiana

    Although the far right's latest electoral gains were not driven primarily by an opposition to climate policies, they will have deleterious effects on Europe's green transition over the next five years. The immediate lesson for climate campaigners is that they have a messaging problem.

    explains how green campaigners can strengthen their message to appeal to ordinary voters.
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    The Geopolitical Imperative to Upgrade the Dollar

    Jordan Bleicher & Josh Lipsky explain how emerging technologies are facilitating efforts to challenge the greenback’s global dominance.
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    Let the Giggers Fight Inflation

    Todd G. Buchholz criticizes efforts by US regulators to throttle the proliferation of independent contractors.
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    The Putin-Kim Pact Is an Opportunity for the West

    Ana Palacio

    The Russia-North Korea defense pact leaves no doubt about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s determination to overthrow the existing international order. But the agreement could also strain the Kremlin’s relations with China, potentially disrupting Sino-Russian efforts to undermine Western unity.

    urges policymakers to leverage the rogue partnership to drive a wedge between Russia and China.
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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.

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