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By Project Syndicate - Feb 18,2019
By Mathias Dewatripont and Michel GoldmanBRUSSELS — The opioid epidemic in the United States, which the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared a public-health emergency in 2017, continues to escalate.
By Project Syndicate - Feb 18,2019
NEW YORK — Watching a sophisticated democratic society knowingly walk into a predictable and avoidable national disaster is a rare and alarming experience.
By Project Syndicate - Feb 17,2019
By Johan Rockström and Owen GaffneyBERLIN — Germany is about to break its coal addiction.
By Project Syndicate - Feb 17,2019
By Arvind Subramanian and Josh FelmanCAMBRIDGE — In September 2018, we argued that China’s economic and foreign policies were defying the “laws” of economics and geopolitics, and warned that the situation could not last.
By Project Syndicate - Feb 04,2019
By Jeffrey D. Sachs, Guido Schmidt-Traub and Vanessa Fajans-TurnerNEW YORK — The single most important public health measure of 2019 is the replenishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
By Project Syndicate - Jan 31,2019
By Mario Pezzini and Gabriela RamosPARIS — At the current rate of progress, it will take more than 200 years to achieve gender equality and female empowerment at work.
By Project Syndicate - Jan 31,2019
By Anu Madgavkar and Olivia WhiteMUMBAI/SAN FRANCISCO — Worldwide, more than 4 billion people are connected to the Internet, spending an average of roughly six hours per day on Internet-enabled devices and services.
By Project Syndicate - Jan 30,2019
By Homi Kharas and Eswar PrasadITHACA/WASHINGTON, DC — Jim Yong Kim’s sudden resignation as president of the World Bank Group (WBG) offers an opportunity to reflect on the direction, legitimacy and effectiveness of that 75-year old institution.
By Project Syndicate - Jan 26,2019
By Matthew Caruana Galizia, Andrew Caruana Galizia and Paul Caruana GaliziaLONDON — The worldwide network that facilitates transnational organised crime and corruption is, tragically, one of globalisation’s most enduring success stories.
By Project Syndicate - Jan 13,2019
By Andrea Boggio and Colin OhrtSMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND/HANOI — When it comes to fighting infectious diseases, progress cannot be gauged by the availability of resources; the most important metric is the number of lives saved.



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