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    The New European Frontier

    Giulio Boccaletti thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.
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    What Drives Innovation?

    William H. Janeway shows that since the dawn of industrialization, the state has been the prime mover behind technological progress.
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    PS Commentators’ Predictions for 2023

    PS editors asked commentators to identify national and global trends to look out for in the coming year.
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    Revitalizing the Struggle for Human Rights

    Gareth Evans offers eight principles to guide advocates as they try to put progress back on track.
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    America's Silent Progressive Majority

    Joseph E. Stiglitz considers what the midterm election results indicate about voters' real priorities.
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    The Age of Megathreats

    Nouriel Roubini thinks new systemic risks amount to not just a quantitative but a qualitative change in the global economy.
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    Displaying Our Skeletons

    Dina Khapaeva

    Between the mid-1970s and the 1990s, adults appropriated Halloween and took it global. But the popularity of the holiday reflects cultural and intellectual trends that have also nurtured anti-democratic and anti-humanist politics from the United States to Russia.

    explains how Halloween arose from the dead and, since the late 1970s, took over the world.
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    One Hundred Years of Fascism

    Jason Stanley marks the centennial of Mussolini’s March on Rome by explaining the ideology’s staying power.
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    Where Is Xi’s China Heading?

    Rana Mitter considers the country’s biggest challenges and opportunities during its leader’s unprecedented third term.
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    How to Tax Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits

    Clemens Fuest & Axel Ockenfels consider the underappreciated difficulties of implementing new levies without creating unwanted side effects.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    Climate Injustice and the Curse of Illusory Growth

    Hippolyte Fofack shows why achieving global income convergence and sustainable development will require a new economic model.

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