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March 8, 2018

United States
Steel production in China The Risks of U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

President Trump has proposed steel and aluminum tariffs, citing U.S. national security interests. Some experts argue that his plan could provoke retaliation from countries like China, or even a trade war.

January 20, 2016

Mexico
Soda_Tax_3-3-16.jpg Are Soda Taxes an Answer in the Fight Against Obesity? A Progress Report From Mexico

In 2014, Mexico, which has a higher rate of adult obesity than the United States, became one of the first countries to implement a nationwide soda tax. Dr. Juan Rivera of the National Institutes of P…

October 9, 2017

Cybersecurity
Richard Smith Equifax On Corporate Data Breaches, Blame the Victim

Victim-blaming should rightfully be frowned upon, except when it comes to data breaches in corporate America.

July 21, 2016

China
Shipping containers sit at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California in this aerial photo taken February 6, 2015 (Reuters/Bob Riha, Jr.). The Future of Global Supply Chains: Workshop Report

Commerce has fundamentally changed over the past thirty years. Intermediate goods—or parts of products traded through global supply chains—now account for 70 percent of all trade. The Civil Society, …

March 8, 2017

United States
Play RTS10VVV_EC.jpg Civil-Military Relations in the New Administration

Experts discuss the role of civil-military relations in the development of military advice; evaluate early changes to the national security system under President Trump; and consider possible reforms…

September 22, 2016

Global
Play RTX135EA_EC.jpg Global Hearts: Confronting the Cardiovascular Disease Crisis

Experts discuss the growing crisis of noncommunicable diseases, specifically cardiovascular diseases, and the initiatives by the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prev…

October 23, 2015

Global
Play RTS2NVT_EC.jpg Unlocking Food Security in the Twenty-First Century

Experts discuss the future of technology in the agricultural sector and how it can improve the current food environment.

July 9, 2015

Defense and Security
Soda You Might Have Missed: Whack-a-mole, Sugary Drinks, and Libya

Gitanjali M. Singh, et al., “Estimated Global, Regional, and National Disease Burdens Related to Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption in 2010,” Circulation, June 29, 2015. Worldwide, the model estim…

December 18, 2014

Global
Play Ellen-Kullman.jpg Global Competitiveness and the Innovation Imperative

Ellen Kullman, chair of the board and chief executive officer of DuPont, joins Alan S. Murray, editor at Fortune, to discuss global competitiveness.

December 18, 2014

Global
Dupont's Ellen Kullman on Science and Innovation

Ellen Kullman, chair of the board and chief executive officer of DuPont, joins Alan S. Murray, editor at Fortune magazine, to discuss global competitiveness. Kullman describes Dupont’s deep portfolio…