Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, is a former senior policy adviser at the International Monetary Fund. He is the author of many books, including In Defense of Public Debt (Oxford University Press, 2021).
Václav Havel is a former president of the Czech Republic; His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism; André Glucksmann is a philosopher; Vartan Gregorian is President of Carnegie Corporation of New York; Mike Moore is a former Director of the World Trade Organization; Karel Schwarzenberg is a former foreign minister of the Czech Republic; Desmond Tutu is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate; Grigory Yavlinsky is Chairman of the Russian United Democratic Party, Yabloko.
Mark Esposito, Co-Founder of Nexus FrontierTech, Co-Directs the 4IR Research Initiative at the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University. He is a policy associate at the University College London Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose and the co-author, most recently, of The AI Republic: Building the Nexus Between Humans and Intelligent Automation(Lioncrest Publishing, 2019).
Because the advancement of human knowledge should not be politicized, science and technology offer the best prospects for renewed cooperation between China and the United States. But both sides first need to lower the temperature.
worry that politics is getting in the way of the cooperation needed to advance science and tackle global problems.
Nearly three months after Russia launched its invasion, Western countries appear more committed than ever to Ukraine’s defense, and, in some quarters, to Russia’s defeat. We asked PS commentators what outcome the West, Russia, and Ukrainians themselves can realistically expect.