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Econographics

Jul 28, 2022

When does an economy enter recession?

By Charles Lichfield, Sophia Busch

US GDP growth was negative for two consecutive quarters, fulfilling textbook definitions of a recession. Regardless of definition, this period of contraction is different from previous periods with a much tighter labor market.

Economy & Business International Markets

Britain Debrief

Jul 27, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What future for Hong Kong? | A Debrief from Nathan Law

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviewed Nathan Law, a Hong Kong democracy activist currently in exile in London.

China Civil Society

Britain Debrief

Jul 27, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What does the Tory leadership contest say about race in Britain? | A Debrief from Tomiwa Owolade

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah spoke with Tomiwa Owolade, contributing writer to the New Statesman magazine, on how the political advancement of ethnic minority politicians reflects on British society at large.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

Britain Debrief

Jul 27, 2022

#BritainDebrief – Bye Boris Special: Now what? | A Debrief from Tom McTague

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviewed Tom McTague, Staff Writer at The Atlantic, to discuss what to watch out for in both the Conservative Party and British politics in the near future.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

In the News

Jul 27, 2022

Amb. Verma featured in Modern Diplomacy: India and the Five Eyes. Is the time ripe?

By Atlantic Council

Australia India

UkraineAlert

Jul 8, 2022

Post-Boris Britain will continue to stand with Ukraine against Putin’s war

By Peter Dickinson

Boris Johnson's resignation has sparked fears in Kyiv over continued UK support but in reality there is little chance of a weakening in British backing for Ukraine in its fight for survival against Vladimir Putin's ongoing invasion.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

New Atlanticist

Jul 7, 2022

Experts react: Boris Johnson is resigning. What’s next for the United Kingdom on the world stage?

By Atlantic Council experts

Our experts gauge the reaction in foreign capitals to the drama in Westminster, and what the future might hold for the United Kingdom.

Europe & Eurasia Politics & Diplomacy

Fast Thinking

Jul 7, 2022

What does a post-Boris Britain look like?

By Atlantic Council

From both sides of the Atlantic, our experts weigh in on the next act for Great Britain.

Democratic Transitions European Union

UkraineAlert

Jul 4, 2022

Why Ukraine loves Boris

By Peter Dickinson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's domestic approval rating has hit rock bottom but he is the most popular foreign politician in Ukraine thanks to his support for the country in its fight against Vladimir Putin's invasion.

Conflict National Security

In the News

Jun 30, 2022

Lipsky cited in the Wall Street Journal on G7 leaders’ discussions of shared economic problems

Read the full article here.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Experts