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How to Reverse the World’s Trust Deficit Disorder
Public-private partnerships can solve the planet’s most vexing problems—but they need to focus on systemic change rather than single issues to succeed.
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Books In Brief
Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities VACLAV SMIL, MIT PRESS, 664 PP., $39.95, SEPTEMBER 2019 THE BEST WAY TO APPRECIATE Vaclav Smil’s latest doorstopper is to take a deep breath, walk across the room, and pick up the book from wherever it land
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Hao, Boomer!
American millennials may resent their elders for ruining the world, but generational politics in mainland China and Hong Kong are a lot more complicated.
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The Sources Of Socialist Conduct
1 JUST A FEW YEARS AGO, the idea of a social democratic foreign policy—much less a democratic socialist one—in the United States would have seemed a quixotic proposition. No U.S. administration has even pretended to have one. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s
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Avoiding Autarky
For some nations, trade and cooperation are becoming less attractive. But the world needs more coordination, not less.
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Not One of Us
AS A BRITISH JOURNALIST LIVING ABROAD, I get asked many questions, from the role of the queen to the peculiarities of Parliament. But one theme comes up again and again: poshness. What does it really mean? What’s posh, and what isn’t? Outsiders think
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Can Social Democrats Save The World [again]?
COMMUNISM AND DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM WON’T HEAL TODAY’S POLITICAL DIVISIONS. BUT SOCIAL DEMOCRACY—WHICH HELPED WARD OFF EXTREMISM FOLLOWING WORLD WAR II—COULD.
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Puncturing the Myth of Putin’s Genius
IN THE WEST, LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES ALIKE seem to agree that Russia has reemerged as a great power with a global reach. And in Russia itself, well-known foreign-policy experts assert that the West had best get used to their country’s resurgence.
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Contributors
Sheri Berman is a professor of political science at Barnard College, researching European history and politics, the development of democracy, and the history of the left. Her latest book is Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Régime
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Don’t Call Donald Trump a Fascist
“EVERY AGE HAS ITS OWN FASCISM,” the Italian writer Primo Levi warned in a 1974 essay. Responding to the Vietnam War and the rise of military juntas in Chile and Greece, Levi worried that the dehumanization and domination of fascist politics had surv
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How Climate Change Has Supercharged The Left
GLOBAL WARMING COULD LAUNCH SOCIALISTS TO UNPRECEDENTED POWER—AND EXPOSE THEIR MOVEMENT’S DEEPEST CONTRADICTIONS.
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After Capitalism
THE FUTURE DEPENDS ON A SOCIAL DEMOCRACY THAT DOESN’T RESHAPE CAPITALISM BUT TRANSCENDS IT.
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Why the Berlin Wall Still Matters
Fragments of the wall have become museum pieces. But with the rise of extremist parties in Germany, the debate over the barrier’s legacy is anything but history.
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1.4 Billion People and No Good Bands
THE MOST SUCCESSFUL MONGOLIAN CONQUERORS since Genghis Khan aren’t on horseback but on the drums. They’re called the Hu, and over the past year their bone-vibrating hard rock, which combines traditional Mongolian instruments and throat singing with W
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When the Green New Deal Goes Global
The left’s increasingly ambitious environmental agenda is rethinking the mechanics of the international economy.
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Why Socialism Won't Work.
1 WITH INCREASINGLY UBIQUITOUS IPHONES, internet, central air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and indoor plumbing, few in the developed world would want to go back to life 100, 30, or even 10 years ago. Indeed, around the world, the last two centuries
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Is Liberal Democracy Always the Answer?
AFTER A LONG DAY OF CAMPAIGNING FOR PRESIDENT in rural Guinea-Bissau in November 2019, Domingos Simões Pereira sat down for a late dinner. Various leaders of his African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde, known by the Portuguese ac
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Contributors
Lee Drutman is a senior fellow in the political reform program at New America. He is the author of The Business of America Is Lobbying: How Corporations Became Politicized and Politics Became More Corporate and the forthcoming book Breaking the Two-P
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America Doesn’t Need a Grand Strategy
PUNDITS AND POLITICIANS LIKE UNIFIED THEORIES TO EXPLAIN ALL OF THE WORLD’S TROUBLES—AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM. HERE’S WHY THAT APPROACH ONLY CAUSES MORE PROBLEMS.
Foreign Policy Magazine6 min cititePolitics
Can American Values Survive in a Chinese World?
China’s Vision of Victory JONATHAN D.T. WARD, ATLAS PUBLISHING, 316 PP., $25, MARCH 2019 THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA bounds from strength to strength. Every year sees increases in its wealth and power relative to the world. But what do its leade
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Let a Thousand Parties Bloom
THE ONLY WAY TO PREVENT AMERICA’S TWO-PARTY SYSTEM FROM SUCCUMBING TO EXTREMISM IS TO SCRAP IT ALTOGETHER.
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Why Huawei Isn’t So Scary
The Chinese company’s lead in the 5G race isn’t insurmountable, and other firms and countries shouldn’t rush into the fray.
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The Upside of Populism
PICTURE AN ERA OF RAPID TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE, economic growth, and globalization that benefits only some. With inequality mounting, social anxiety is high. A severe recession starting with a financial panic spreads to the whole economy. A movement bl
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Why Trade Wars Are Inevitable
TRUMP’S TRADE WARS AREN’T JUST ABOUT HIM OR CHINA—BUT GLOBAL ECONOMIC IMBALANCES THAT THE NEXT U.S. ADMINISTRATION WILL STILL HAVE TO ADDRESS.
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The Mile-High Confessional Booth
Feeling guilty for the carbon burned on your last flight? The Germans have a word for that.
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The British Parliament’s Ultimate Weapon
THE SYMBOL OF ROYAL POWER IN BRITAIN’S PARLIAMENT is a weapon and not an especially sophisticated one. The mace, also known as a bludgeon, is a long club with a heavy lump on one end. Maces have been used ceremonially to denote power as far back as t
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Can Brexit End the Scourge of British Nativism? Dominic Cummings Thinks So.
Boris Johnson’s Brexit guru sees a quick departure from the EU as the best way to neutralize Britain’s far-right.
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The British Empire’s Broken Legacies
THERE WAS A TIME WHEN THE SUN NEVER SET ON THE BRITISH EMPIRE. That’s long gone, but the grubby legacy of imperialism remains in Asia, where two seemingly distinct crises—in Hong Kong and Kashmir—share similar antecedents. Hong Kong has seen months
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The Great Indian Streaming Wars
The battle over the country’s future is being waged one TV screen—and smartphone—at a time.
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How Marine Le Pen Is Making a Comeback, One French Village at a Time
The former National Front has a new name and a new strategy: to pave the way to power by winning city hall after city hall.
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