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Noëlle Lenoir

Noëlle Lenoir

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Noëlle Lenoir is a former member of France’s Conseil Constitutionnel, the Conseil d’Etat, and a former minister for Europe.

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  1. Fighting Big Lies
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    Fighting Big Lies

    May 26, 2022 Noëlle Lenoir sees the need for stronger legal action against malicious disinformation and those who spread it.

  2. Time for European Defense Autonomy
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    Time for European Defense Autonomy

    Nov 18, 2019 Noëlle Lenoir calls on EU leaders to stop dithering and get to work forming a common army and security strategy.

  3. France’s Big Hate
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    France’s Big Hate

    Mar 1, 2019 Noëlle Lenoir advocates severe punishment for the violent extremists who have hijacked the Yellow Vest movement.

  4. Fighting Anti-Semitism Requires Free Speech
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    Fighting Anti-Semitism Requires Free Speech

    Apr 13, 2018 Noëlle Lenoir worries that accusations of racism are being used to stifle criticism of radical Islam.

  5. The United Europe of Tomorrow?
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    The United Europe of Tomorrow?

    Mar 15, 2017 Noëlle Lenoir holds out hope that Europeans will find a common sense of purpose and save the EU.

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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