Tag Archives: pandemic

2021: The Year of the Great Appreciation

Not a New Year’s prediction, but looking at the rays of hope that could re-energize us all.

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Should the Biden Administration Prosecute Trump?

One of the toughest decisions that Joe Biden will have to make as President is whether to authorize the U.S. Department of Justice to prosecute Donald Trump for obstructing justice.

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The Post-Pandemic Crisis: What Happens Next?

The failure of multilateral strategic decision-making in these COVID times has been led by the Trump Administration and its bizarre attacks on international institutions.

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Parents in the Time of a Pandemic: A Silent Lament

This is a good time to assess what works best to relieve family stress.

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Vaccinations, Polio and COVID 19: A Personal Reflection

What the history of developing the Polio vaccine teaches us about the current search for a COVID 19 vaccine.

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Germany’s COVID 19 Comeback Story

Germany looks at a solid, but uneven economic rebound from the pandemic, largely based on a pronounced home bias in economic activity.

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Violence Against Women and COVID 19

In formulating their COVID 19 responses, governments, NGOs and the private sector need to be far more sensitive to the special risks women face.

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An Easy Way to Provide Debt Relief for the World’s Poorest Countries

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).

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Multilateralism Has Lost Its Way

Collective intelligence is needed to build a new multilateralism for the 21st century.

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France and the Art of Getting Back to Work

After the Corona pandemic, French firms’ management teams have great difficulty convincing their employees … to return to the office.

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