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By Project Syndicate - Oct 16,2021
By Carlos Felipe Jaramillo, Otaviano Canuto and Pepe ZhangWASHINGTON, DC — Global poverty rose last year for the first time since 1998 as the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic pushed an additional 97 million people below the international threshold of $1.9 per day.
By Project Syndicate - Oct 16,2021
By Mark Malloch-Brown, Raj Shah, and Darren WalkerNEW YORK — COVID-19 has bifurcated the world like almost nothing else.
By Project Syndicate - Oct 13,2021
By Manish Bapna, Frannie Leautier and Rémy RiouxWASHINGTON, DC — A climate-resilient future requires public finance. But strong, long-term strategies for financing climate action have, so far, received little attention.
By Project Syndicate - Oct 12,2021
By Ori Heffetz and John A. ListITHACA/CHICAGO — Without rigorous research and open inquiry, the breakthroughs that have defined the modern era, saving countless lives and delivering tremendous economic growth, never would have happened.
By Project Syndicate - Oct 10,2021
By Leonard Benardo and Ivan KrastevNEW YORK/VIENNA — When the post-Cold War world was still in its infancy, there was a palpable sense of excitement about history’s potential end.
By Project Syndicate - Oct 09,2021
By Ashley Alder and Jon CunliffeHONG KONG/LONDON — Rapid technological change is increasingly spurring private, and often Big Tech-promoted, initiatives throughout the world of finance, particularly in the payments domain.
By Project Syndicate - Oct 09,2021
By Gordon Brown and Allan GoodmanLONDON — The ongoing flood of refugees from Afghanistan, now some 2.6 million strong, is sadly no isolated tragedy.
By Project Syndicate - Oct 06,2021
By Juan Manuel Santos, Svenja Schulze, Carole Dieschbourg, Teresa Ribera, Zac Goldsmithand Pascal Canfin BOGOTÁ — Biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people around the world are declining at an unprecedented rate.
By Project Syndicate - Oct 03,2021
By Werner Hoyer and John Murton BRUSSELS — The economics of renewable energy have improved beyond recognition. Solar power is now the cheapest form of electricity in history. Over 90 per cent of power-generation capacity added around the world last year was in renewables.
By Project Syndicate - Oct 03,2021
By John E. Ataguba, David E. Bloom, and Andrew J. ScottCAPE TOWN/CAMBRIDGE/LONDON — The COVID-19 pandemic has made global aging impossible to ignore.

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