Category Archives: United States

Dec 17 2013

Countries willing to act should address climate change through market-based solutions now – other countries will follow

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As part of the LSE EUROPP series on the Dahrendorf Symposium.   What solutions should be used to tackle climate change? Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker writes that it is time to consider a market-based approach which makes polluting energy more … Continue reading

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Oct 15 2013

The end of US exceptionalism

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By Professor Danny Quah, Professor of Economics at LSE and Senior Fellow at LSE IDEAS.   The phrase “American unipolarity” shows up in many places, but I learnt it most vividly from John Ikenberry’s beautifully-written 2005 article on “Power and … Continue reading

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Oct 7 2013

US shutdown has a hefty international price tag

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By Peter Trubowitz, Professor of International Relations at the LSE.   George Washington’s Farewell Address is usually remembered for its admonition to “steer clear of permanent alliances”. But Washington’s famous words contained a second warning too, one that is especially … Continue reading

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