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October 24, 2002

United States
Bernard Gwertzman, Former New York Times Editor, Writer, Joins Council’s Web Staff

October 24, 2002 - Bernard Gwertzman, a long-time New York Times correspondent and editor, has joined the Council on Foreign Relations’ website staff as consulting editor. Gwertzman, whose last job f…

April 10, 2018

Labor and Employment
U.S. Must Better Prepare Its Workforce for the Promise and Perils of Technology, Asserts CFR Task Force

April 10, 2018—“The world is in the midst of a profound transformation in the nature of work, as smart machines and other new technologies remake how people do their jobs and pursue their careers,” s…

The Work Ahead: Machines, Skills, and U.S. Leadership in the Twenty-First Century

March 21, 2002

United States
Bennett Freeman Named First Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow in Business and Foreign Policy

For immediate release Contact: Lisa Shields, Director of Communications, 212.434.9888 March 20, 2002 – The Council on Foreign Relations has named Bennett Freeman, a former senior official a…

November 3, 2016

United States
U.S. Has Failed to Ease Adjustment to Globalization and Free Trade, Says Alden in New Book

In Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy, Council on Foreign Relations Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow Edward Alden explains why the political consensus in support …

February 1, 2016

United States
New CFR Ebook Evaluates U.S. Economic Competitiveness

A new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) ebook, How America Stacks Up: Economic Competitiveness and U.S. Policy, examines how the United States has responded to global economic competition and benchm…

October 29, 2015

United States
U.S. Must Invest in Scientific Research to Keep Innovation Edge, According to New CFR Report

Although the United States leads the world in technology innovation, it may fall behind if the government does not address emerging gaps in innovation policy and invest more in scientific research, a…

March 4, 2015

United States
Outdated U.S. Regulatory System Needs Overhaul, According to New CFR Report

The number of U.S. regulations—which affect nearly every aspect of Americans’ lives, from the food and medicine they consume to the quality of the air they breathe and how they save for retirement—ha…

January 13, 2015

United States
Two CFR Reports Show How U.S. Government Can Create New Opportunities for the Unemployed Workers

Long-term unemployment has become a chronic problem in the United States despite an improving job market, and the country needs a jobs policy overhaul, according to two new reports from the Council o…

October 4, 2014

Americas
Put North America First, CFR Task Force Recommends to U.S. Government

A new CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report, North America: Time for a New Focus, asserts that elevating and prioritizing the Canada-Mexico-U.S. relationship offers the best opportunity for str…

September 8, 2014

United States
U.S. Faces Painful Choices to Reduce Debt Burden, Warns New CFR Scorecard

The U.S. debt-to-GDP ratio has nearly grown to the Group of 7 (G7) average, a dramatic increase from 2000 when it was lower than most other G7 countries, according to a new progress report and scorec…