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Boris Johnson’s Failed COVID-19 Launch

Boris Johnson’s Failed COVID-19 Launch

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has embraced mission-oriented governance in letter but not in spirit. Far from empowering the state to serve the public interest, his plan for a COVID-19 testing “moonshot” threatens to weaken further the capacity of the public-health sector. more

How to End the Pandemic This Year

How to End the Pandemic This Year

While the world waits with bated breath for a safe, effective, widely available COVID-19 vaccine, another option for ending the pandemic has been staring us in the face. A government-led industrial and coordination strategy to achieve universal testing could bring the crisis to an end in a matter of months. more

Avoiding a Climate Lockdown

Avoiding a Climate Lockdown

The world is approaching a tipping point on climate change, when protecting the future of civilization will require dramatic interventions. Avoiding this scenario will require a green economic transformation. more

Toward a New Fiscal Constitution

Toward a New Fiscal Constitution

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing governments to spend on an unprecedented scale, it’s time to restore the state to its proper role as a rudder for the broader economy. more