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Tlaleng Mofokeng

Tlaleng Mofokeng

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Tlaleng Mofokeng, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, is Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University and the author of Dr T: A Guide to Sexual Health and Pleasure

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  1. A Rights-Based Global Food System
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    A Rights-Based Global Food System

    Nov 7, 2023 Oyinlola Oyebode, et al. advocate an approach to nutritional security that advances health and environmental imperatives.

  2. Decolonizing Public Health
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    Decolonizing Public Health

    Jun 30, 2021 Tlaleng Mofokeng describes the pillars of an anti-racist, anti-sexist approach during the pandemic and beyond.

  3. A Safe Retreat from the War on Drugs
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    A Safe Retreat from the War on Drugs

    Nov 11, 2020 Tlaleng Mofokeng applauds Oregon's decriminalization of drugs and advocates harm-reduction strategies like needle exchanges.

  4. An Interview with Tlaleng Mofokeng
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    An Interview with Tlaleng Mofokeng

    Aug 25, 2020 Tlaleng Mofokeng underscores the need to decolonize global health funding, identifies her main goal as UN Special Rapporteur for Health, and shares the firsthand experiences that motivate her work.

  5. Violence Against Women Is Blocking Development
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    Violence Against Women Is Blocking Development

    Feb 21, 2020 Tlaleng Mofokeng highlights the effects of countries' failure to provide essential services to victims of gender-based crime.

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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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