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  1. Frans D. Waal

    Frans D. Waal

    Writing for PS since 2002
    1 Commentary

    Frans de Waal, a Dutch-born zoologist, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Living Links Center at Emory University, in Atlanta. His most recent book is The Ape and the Sushi Master.

  2. Shiro Wachira

    Shiro Wachira

    Writing for PS since 2018
    1 Commentary

    Shiro Wachira is a project specialist on the microfinance partnerships team at One Acre Fund.

  3. Andrew Wachtel

    Andrew Wachtel

    Writing for PS since 2017
    2 Commentaries

    Andrew Wachtel is President of the American University of Central Asia.

  4. Mathis Wackernagel

    Mathis Wackernagel

    Writing for PS since 2015
    1 Commentary

    Mathis Wackernagel is the co-creator of the Ecological Footprint and President and Co-founder of the Global Footprint Network.

  5. Daniel A. Wagner

    Daniel A. Wagner

    Writing for PS since 2015
    1 Commentary

    Daniel A. Wagner is UNESCO Chair in Learning and Literacy, Professor of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, and Director of the International Literacy Institute.

  6. Gernot Wagner

    Gernot Wagner

    Writing for PS since 2016
    24 Commentaries

    Gernot Wagner, a climate economist at Columbia Business School, is the author, most recently, of Geoengineering: The Gamble (Polity, 2021).

  7. Martin Wagner

    Martin Wagner

    Writing for PS since 2016
    1 Commentary

    Martin Wagner is the managing attorney of the International Program of Earthjustice, the largest non-profit environmental law organization in the United States.

  8. Sameh Wahba

    Sameh Wahba

    Writing for PS since 2018
    1 Commentary

    Sameh Wahba is Global Director for Urban and Territorial Development, Disaster Risk Management, and Resilience at the World Bank.

  9. Zaki Wahhaj

    Zaki Wahhaj

    Writing for PS since 2017
    3 Commentaries

    Zaki Wahhaj is an associate professor at the University of Kent.

  10. Margareta Wahlström

    Margareta Wahlström

    Writing for PS since 2012
    5 Commentaries

    Margareta Wahlström is Head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

  11. Silvio Waisbord

    Silvio Waisbord

    Writing for PS since 2012
    1 Commentary

    Silvio Waisbord, a professor at the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Press/Politics and the author of the forthcoming book Reinventing Professionalism: News and Journalism in Global Perspective.

  12. Yoshibumi Wakamiya

    Yoshibumi Wakamiya

    Writing for PS since 2001
    2 Commentaries

    Yoshibumi Wakamiya is the Managing Editor of "Asahi Shimbun." Author of The Postwar Conservative View Of Asia.

  13. Jerome C. Wakefield

    Jerome C. Wakefield

    Writing for PS since 2009
    3 Commentaries

    Jerome C. Wakefield is Professor of Social Work and Professor of Psychiatry at New York University and author (with Allan V. Horwitz) of The Loss of Sadness: How Psychiatry Transformed Normal Sorrow into Depressive Disorder.

  14. John Walcott

    John Walcott

    Writing for PS since 2018
    2 Commentaries

    John Walcott has covered foreign policy and national security for Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications, and is an adjunct professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

  15. Arnoldo Wald

    Arnoldo Wald

    Writing for PS since 2018
    1 Commentary

    Arnoldo Wald is a professor of law at Rio de Janeiro State University.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

    Ian Buruma

    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
  5. op_fofack3_Sean GallupGetty Images_rutogeorgieva Sean Gallup/Getty Images

    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
  6. spence170_Biplov BhuyanHindustan Times via Getty Images_wsupreme court india Biplov Bhuyan/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
  9. thallinger3_Sean GallupGetty Images_fossil fuels Sean Gallup/Getty Images

    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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