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Register now for our virtual #development  event, #BackToHealth , and watch live on June 23, when @DMiliband , President and CEO of @theIRC , discusses what it will take to prevent the next . #pandemic 

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Once a peripheral presence in Latin America, China has become one of the region’s most important partners. Bilateral trade expanded from $12 billion in 2000 to over $300 billion in 2020. | @felipelarrain  and @pepe_zhang 

@JeffDSachs : The latest G7 summit was a waste of resources.

Today's #antitrust  debate is between centrist technocrats and more radical New Brandeisians, while the right seems to have decided to sit on the sidelines and whine, notes @UChicagoLaw 's Eric Posner.

Despite all the hype, greater access to private international capital has not been much use to most emerging markets and developing countries over the past two decades, writes @Jayati1609 .

For poorer Asian and African economies with millions of “unbanked” people, #Bangladesh  at 50 offers a blueprint for investing early in social infrastructure development, argue @Niaz_Asadullah  and Mishkatur Rahman.

Although much of the United States’ past has been racially whitewashed, Americans can’t simply erase that whiteness or treat it primarily as a problem to be overcome, says @zacharykarabell .

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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

By imposing draconian new security laws on #HongKong , Chinese President#XiJinping  has in effect annulled the “one country, two systems” agreement that has served #China  and the city for over two decades, says Chris Patten. #OneCountryTwoSystems 

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Over the weekend, #China  revealed new details of its national security law for #HongKong , which allows the #CPC  to significantly tighten its control over the city. In May, Minxin Pei wrote about the “calamitous consequences” of the law.

@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

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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