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  1. PS Events: Forsaken Futures
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    PS Events: Forsaken Futures

    Events Sep 14, 2022 PS editors present the Forsaken Futures event.

  2. Raghuram G. Rajan at Finance 3.0

    Raghuram G. Rajan at Finance 3.0

    Events Apr 22, 2022 Raghuram G. Rajan delivers a keynote address at our April 2022 virtual finance and economics event, Finance 3.0.

  3. PS Events: Finance 3.0

    PS Events: Finance 3.0

    Events Apr 13, 2022 PS editors present the Finance 3.0 event.

  4. Mary Robinson at Generation Green

    Mary Robinson at Generation Green

    Events Feb 11, 2022 Mary Robinson declares that it is the voices of young people around the world that will drive the climate movement forward.

  5. Yvonne Aki-Sawyer at Generation Green

    Yvonne Aki-Sawyer at Generation Green

    Events Feb 2, 2022 Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr says that adaptation – becoming more resilient and having more infrastructure investment – is vital in the Global South. And this is another area where COP26 failed us.

  6. PS Events: Generation Green

    PS Events: Generation Green

    Events Jan 26, 2022 PS editors present the Generation Green event.

  7. PS Events: Building the Green Consensus
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    PS Events: Building the Green Consensus

    Events Sep 22, 2021 PS editors present the Building the Green Consensus event.

  8. New Summits: Mark Malloch-Brown

    New Summits: Mark Malloch-Brown

    Events Sep 21, 2021 Mark Malloch-Brown discusses the Open Society Foundations’ plans to support climate adaptation in the Global South in order to level the global climate action playing field.

  9. PS Events: New Summits

    PS Events: New Summits

    Events Sep 14, 2021 PS editors present the New Summits event.

  10. PS Events: Back to Health
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    PS Events: Back to Health

    Events Jul 15, 2021 PS editors present the Back to Health event.

  11. Back to Health: Nancy Qian
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    Back to Health: Nancy Qian

    Events Jul 8, 2021 Nancy Qian highlights the complexities of delivering universal health coverage, and pinpoints the education and governance goals that must be achieved first.

  12. Back to Health: David Miliband
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    Back to Health: David Miliband

    Events Jul 8, 2021 David Miliband outlines the basic changes that could have prevented the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic – and will help prevent the next one.

  13. Back to Health: Carl Manlan
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    Back to Health: Carl Manlan

    Events Jul 8, 2021 Carl Manlan proposes ways for African governments to leverage their assets not only to strengthen their public-health systems, but also to advance development more broadly.

  14. Back to Health: Werner Hoyer
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    Back to Health: Werner Hoyer

    Events Jul 8, 2021 Werner Hoyer explains how to address the shortcomings in the public-health sector that the COVID-19 crisis exposed.

  15. Back to Health: Julia Gillard
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    Back to Health: Julia Gillard

    Events Jul 8, 2021 Julia Gillard shows why pandemic-recovery efforts must be centered on education.


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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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