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  1. Cédric O

    Cédric O

    Writing for PS since 2023
    1 Commentary

    Cédric O is a former French secretary of state for the digital economy (2019-22).

  2. Michael O'Boyle

    Michael O'Boyle

    Writing for PS since 2022
    1 Commentary

    Michael O’Boyle is Director of Electricity Policy at Energy Innovation.

  3. John O'Brennan

    John O'Brennan

    Writing for PS since 2008
    6 Commentaries

    John O’ Brennan is Director of European Studies and a lecturer in European Politics at the National University of Ireland Maynooth (NUIM).

  4. Gus O'Donnell

    Gus O'Donnell

    Writing for PS since 2014
    2 Commentaries

    Gus O’Donnell, former Cabinet Secretary to Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, and David Cameron, is now Chairman of Frontier Economics and a member of the UK House of Lords.

  5. Megan O'Donnell

    Megan O'Donnell

    Writing for PS since 2022
    1 Commentary

    Megan O’Donnell leads the Center for Global Development’s COVID-19 Gender and Development Initiative.

  6. Stephen O'Driscoll

    Stephen O'Driscoll

    Writing for PS since 2022
    1 Commentary

    Stephen O’Driscoll is Head of Environment, Climate, and Social Policy at the European Investment Bank.

  7. Michael O'Hanlon

    Michael O'Hanlon

    Writing for PS since 2014
    1 Commentary

    Michael O’Hanlon is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

  8. Margaret O'Mara

    Margaret O'Mara

    Writing for PS since 2024
    2 Commentaries

    Margaret O’Mara is Professor of American History at the University of Washington and the author of The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America (Penguin Press, 2019) and Cities of Knowledge: Cold War Science and the Search for the Next Silicon Valley (Princeton, 2005).

  9. Shane O'Mara

    Shane O'Mara

    Writing for PS since 2016
    1 Commentary

    Shane O’Mara is Professor of Experimental Brain Research and Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator at the Institute of Neuroscience at Trinity College, and the author of Why Torture Doesn't Work: The Neuroscience of Interrogation.

  10. Shannon K. O'Neil

    Writing for PS since 2024
    1 Commentary

    Shannon K. O'Neil, Vice President of Studies and Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, is the author of The Globalization Myth: Why Regions Matter (Yale University Press, 2023).

  11. Jim O'Neill

    Jim O'Neill

    Writing for PS since 2008
    131 Commentaries

    Jim O’Neill, a former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and a former UK treasury minister, is a member of the Pan-European Commission on Health and Sustainable Development.

  12. Tim O'Reilly

    Tim O'Reilly

    Writing for PS since 2021
    5 Commentaries

    Tim O’Reilly, Founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media, Inc., is a visiting professor at University College London Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose and the author of WTF? What’s the Future and Why It’s Up to Us (Harper Business, 2017).

  13. Dara O'Rourke

    Writing for PS since 2001
    1 Commentary

    Professor of Politics at MIT.

  14. Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke

    Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke

    Writing for PS since 2011
    3 Commentaries

    Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke is Professor of Economic History and Fellow of All Souls College, University of Oxford.

  15. Fintan O'Toole is the Leonard L. Milberg Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton University, columnist at the Irish Times, and the author of Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain.  


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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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