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Huawei and the Great Decoupling

China's technological dominance

Nigel Inkster
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The silver linings of economic collapse

Breaking free from bureaucracy

Jeffrey Miron
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Existence and inequality

America needs an existential awakening

Barrett Holmes Pitner
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The mysterious superpower

China must reveal itself

Kerry Brown
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Hidden global power grab

The pandemic is obscuring dangerous escalation

Chris Ogden
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The battle for global domination

The hard fight for soft power

Joseph Nye
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Betraying the Global Poor

UN's Millenium Development goals have been a fraud

Thomas Pogge
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The Science of Society

How can we use social science to better society?

Nancy Cartwright
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Existence and inequality

America needs an existential awakening

Barrett Holmes Pitner
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Virtual Monopolies and The Workers' Voice

Do online labour platforms exploit workers?

Alex J. Wood
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The Gathering Storm - Part II

Martin Jacques argues for China's inevitable rise.

Martin Jacques
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The Growth Delusion

Can continuous economic growth be sustainable?

Ann Pettifor
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The future of race relations

Demography and migration

Paul Morland
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The dangerous state

Intervention must be used sparingly

Deirdre McCloskey
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False requiem for globalisation

Global economic integration won't slow down for long

Vince Cable
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The tyranny of progress

Stability is not stagnation

Felix Ringel
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We ignore the people at our peril

After the Covid-19 crisis all voices must be heard

Margaret Heffernan
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The world after Covid-19

We have a chance to transform society

Matthew Taylor
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Race revisited

Racial identity after the debunking of race science

Adam Hochman
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China's ideological ghosts

How Confucianism and communism have guided China's Covid-19 response

Rana Mitter
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Western arrogance in the face of Covid-19

Does the rejection of masks have racist roots?

Anita Ho
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Recession could kill more than coronavirus

Caught between two catastrophes

Philip Thomas
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Space exploration for everyone

Sustainability and inclusion in space are vital for the future of humanity

Tony Miligan
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Asia in space: a recent history

Rising Asian superpowers are set to play a major role in the future of space exploration

Ajey Lele
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