Donor governments do not have to fund poor country debt relief from their fiscal budgets. They can tap long-unused reserve assets available at the IMF called Special Drawing Rights (SDRs).
Collective intelligence is needed to build a new multilateralism for the 21st century.
After the Corona pandemic, French firms’ management teams have great difficulty convincing their employees … to return to the office.
The prospects for a solid U.S. recovery are dim. Trump and the Republicans’ economic choices have made matters worse.
In absolute terms, all states or groups of states around the globe are going to emerge weakened from the 2020 coronavirus crisis.
Corruption is bad today, but bound to get worse. Governments’ response to the COVID 19 pandemic amplifies the opportunities for abuse.
Nearly four years after Barack Obama’s two-term presidency, the political promise he represented might finally be fulfilled.
When public life in small U.S. towns suddenly feels liberating, with almost a Mediterranean feel.
If history is to serve as a guide, xenophobia must be treated as a grave risk that is as contagious and as deadly as any virus.
One fallout from the coronavirus pandemic will be popular calls to put deficient health care on par with committing crimes against humanity during times of war.