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Julia Gillard

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Julia Gillard, a former prime minister of Australia, is Chair of the Wellcome Trust.

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  1. Climate Change Is a Health Crisis
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    Climate Change Is a Health Crisis

    Nov 1, 2021 Julia Gillard calls for a global strategy to minimize illness and death related to global warming in the coming decades.

  2. Transforming Education After the Pandemic
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    Transforming Education After the Pandemic

    Jun 30, 2021 Julia Gillard calls on governments to ensure learning opportunities for the world’s most vulnerable children.

  3. Closing the Education Gender Gap
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    Closing the Education Gender Gap

    Oct 11, 2017 Julia Gillard emphasizes how much work remains to be done to put girls into school, and then into meaningful work.

  4. Syria and the Refugee Iceberg
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    Syria and the Refugee Iceberg

    Mar 17, 2016 Julia Gillard reminds us that millions more worldwide are displaced by conflict – and all but forgotten.

  5. Winning the Fight For Global Education
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    Winning the Fight For Global Education

    Jul 13, 2015 Julia Gillard argues that all the pieces are in place to uphold the right of all children to go to school.

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    The Dangerous Retreat into Protectionism

    Carl Bildt warns that nothing good will come from a more deeply fragmented global economy.
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    The Case for Ukraine’s NATO Accession

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub explain why giving in to the Kremlin’s nuclear blackmail could push the alliance into a death spiral.
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    Don’t Believe the AI Hype

    Daron Acemoglu

    If you listen to tech industry leaders, business-sector forecasters, and much of the media, you may believe that recent advances in generative AI will soon bring extraordinary productivity benefits, revolutionizing life as we know it. Yet neither economic theory nor the data support such exuberant forecasts.

    finds nothing to support widely cited assessments of the technology’s near-term potential.
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    What the China Pessimists Are Getting Wrong

    Yu Yongding rejects gloomy narratives about the economy’s prospects and proposes ways to revive growth.
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    A Big Step Forward for Liver Health

    Danjuma Adda explains how new hepatitis guidelines from the World Health Organization could reduce cancer deaths in Africa.
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    The Fragile Fraternity of China and Russia

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Vladimir Putin’s recent state visit to Beijing – his first trip abroad since being inaugurated for a fifth term – was practically a mirror image of Mao Zedong’s visit to Moscow 75 years ago, when Stalin looked down on his guest. There is little reason to think that the bilateral relationship will prove more resilient this time.

    doubts that two countries with such diverging interests will be able to build a lasting partnership.
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    The Global Economy Is More Vulnerable Than It Seems

    Bertrand Badré & Yves Tiberghien identify five factors driving a potentially catastrophic trend toward fragmentation.
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    The Myth of Central-Bank Independence

    Robert Skidelsky thinks the time has come to transfer power from technocrats back to elected officials.
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    The Gig Economy vs. America’s Workers

    Sandeep Vaheesan warns that proposed ballot initiatives in Massachusetts would legalize exploitative employment practices.

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