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December 14, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
MeToo #MeToo Goes Global and Crosses Multiple Boundaries

The #MeToo campaign has spread across the globe, with women in eighty-five countries and counting using the hashtag to call attention to pervasive sexual harassment and workplace discrimination.

April 27, 2018

Donald Trump
Play Donald Trump One Year of Trump: U.S. Image Abroad

This event is part of the 2018 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs. 

December 14, 2012

Corporate Governance
A United Airlines airplane at Newark Liberty International Airport (Gary Hershorn/Courtesy Reuters). The Folly of State Subsidies, Part Two

A new study released this week by the Pew Center for the States is further proof of the folly of state tax incentives as a way to attract job-creating business – though in its usual even-handed fashi…

April 27, 2012

Trade
Employees stand in front of the gate to a Wal-Mart Supercenter in Chongqing municipality, China. (Stringer/Courtesy Reuters) Morning Brief: U.S. Multinationals Hiring, but Mostly Overseas

According to the Wall Street Journal, large U.S. multinationals added new jobs faster than other U.S. firms, but 75 percent were overseas. Economists believe that companies are not shifting work out …

January 18, 2012

Trade
China Shipping containers sit on a ship in the Port of Los Angeles after being imported to the U.S. The Bid to Bundle U.S. Trade Agencies

President Obama requested Congressional approval last Friday to reorganize the federal government, a plan that includes consolidation of six trade and commerce agencies into a single, streamlined dep…

May 21, 2013

Americas
inequality - LAM Diverging Inequality in Latin America and the United States

Most everyone agrees that inequality matters. Studies by the World Bank, the IMF, and by academics (such as Richard Wilkinson of the University of Nottingham) demonstrate how harmful inequality can b…

October 8, 2008

United States
God-and-Gold.jpg God and Gold

Teaching Notes on God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World by CFR Senior Fellow Walter Russell Mead.

November 21, 2016

United States
Play RTX1Q2W1_EC.jpg A Conversation With Stanley Fischer

Stanley Fischer discusses monetary policy, inflation rates, growth, and the Federal Reserve's outlook on the future of the U.S. economy.

October 7, 2016

Colombia
Podcast RTSR9PR_EC.jpg Colombia's Failed Peace Deal

Experts discuss Colombia’s failed peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and its implications for the country’s future.

November 25, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Bicycle Gulu and Detroit: Bicycles to the Rescue

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…