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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
    15 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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    Dollar Relief in 2023

    Gene Frieda explains why declining inflation will bring the world's primary reserve back down to earth this year.
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    Could These Two Trends Save Britain?

    Jim O'Neill sees a pair of economic developments that could deliver a welcome surprise – if policymakers pay attention.
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    The Fed’s Climate Complacency

    Mark Cliffe warns that the US central bank’s approach to climate risk falls woefully short of what is needed.
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    Europe at Debt’s Door

    Hans-Werner Sinn warns that the European Commission's borrowing plans endanger the EU's stability and the single currency.
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    Stealing Russia

    Anders Åslund shows how the war is redistributing massive wealth and resources to President Vladimir Putin and his cronies.
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    Sergei Guriev on Putin, populism, Chinese repression, and more

    Sergei Guriev assesses the strength of the Russian president’s grip on power, predicts that Xi Jinping’s embrace of personalist rule will lead to policy missteps, urges the West to pursue a strategy of “adversarial engagement” toward modern dictators, and more.
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    Tipping the Scales in Myanmar’s Civil War

    Thitinan Pongsudhirak argues that, like Ukraine’s defenders, the country’s armed opposition deserves international support.
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    Educating the World’s Children of Conflict

    Jan Egeland highlights three key principles for ensuring the safety and well-being of traumatized boys and girls.
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    What’s Wrong with ChatGPT?

    Daron Acemoglu & Simon Johnson

    Artificial intelligence is being designed and deployed by corporate America in ways that will disempower and displace workers and degrade the consumer experience, ultimately disappointing most investors. Yet economic history shows that it does not have to be this way.

    worry that the technology will be deployed to replace, rather than empower, humans.

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