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@EswarSPrasad : At this point in the #COVID19  crisis, governments have only one good option: further aggressive fiscal stimulus, complemented by coherent virus-containment strategies.

The #Quad , once a loose strategic coalition of the Indo-Pacific region’s four leading democracies, is rapidly consolidating in response to China’s foreign-policy aggressions, writes Brahma@Chellaney .

@LaurenceTubiana  discussed the political and economic issues related to the move toward #renewable  #energy  at our virtual #sustainability  event last month. Watch more at the link. #TheGreenRecovery 

In a recent Say More, @MonicaArayaTica  calls for an intersectional approach to #climate  action, assesses @JoeBiden’s climate proposal, and proposes how to clean up road transport.

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Beijing-based multilateral lender @AIIB_Official  needs to raise its game regarding timely public disclosure of its projects’ #environmental  and social risks, argue Korinna Horta and Wawa Wang.

#US officials have accused #Russia  and #Iran  of sending intimidating emails to voters just weeks ahead of #Election2020 . In 2017, Kent Harrington argued that the Kremlin’s interference in the 2016 presidential election was symptomatic of bigger problems.

@MrKRudd  makes a moral and economic case for boosting foreign-aid spending during the #COVID19  crisis.

Yesterday, #PurduePharma , the maker of #OxyContin , plead guilty to criminal charges for its role in America's opioid crisis. Last year, @MichelGoldman  and Mathias Dewatripont explained how irresponsible marketing has been a key driver of the epidemic.

As #Election2020  nears, predictions about the outcome's impact on international relations are preoccupying many observers. What is needed, says @anapalacio , is an actual way forward, grounded in realism.

In an interview with @tikhondzyadko , @navalny  calls on the West to finally end its complicity in Russian oligarchs' plundering of the country.

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It’s not an exaggeration to say that 2020 and the next few years will determine the fate not only of the United States and China, but also of the world, writes @georgesoros  #Davos  @wef  #wef20  | #PSonPoint  is a premium article

Why #HongKong 's struggle with China's government matters for liberal democracies elsewhere. | Chris Patten

In 2016, progress was made in developing vaccines for #Ebola , dengue, shingles, and malaria

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The @UN  must not stand by idly while #China  breaches an international treaty and destroys what is left of #HongKong 's freedoms and autonomy, writes @YangheeLeeSKKU , a former UN special rapporteur.

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@georgesoros  sees hope in popular rebellions like Hong Kong's, and in education that reinforces individual autonomy #Davos  @wef  #wef20  | #PSonPoint  is a premium article

Rabies kills 59,000 people annually, with one-third of the victims in India#healthcare 

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