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May 31, 2017

United States
Iron Worker Reuters A Bipartisan Twenty-First Century New Deal

The challenge of how to help those left behind by rapid economic change—whether caused by technology or global competition—has moved to the center of the U.S. national debate in a way it has not been…

December 19, 2016

Cybersecurity
CFR Cyber Net Politics How to Think About a State’s Cyber Capabilities

Tony Craig is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Cardiff University. Brandon Valeriano is a Reader at Cardiff University, the Donald Bren Chair of Armed Poli…

March 28, 2016

Trade
Free Trade at Risk in This Year's U.S. Campaign

A video posted on YouTube last month captured everything that working-class Americans fear about global trade. In the footage from a cellphone camera, an executive from Carrier, a division of United …

October 25, 2017

Russia
Play Russia Don Photo Russia and the West: A Historical Perspective

Panelists discuss the history of Russian foreign policy, and how themes seen through the last century of Russia’s relationship with the West might affect present and future U.S.-Russia relations.

January 24, 2014

Education
Jason Howe and Adrian Perez (L) hold their one-year-old twin daughters Clara (R) and Olivia at a playground in West Hollywood, California (Lucy Nicholson/Courtesy Reuters). New Harvard Study: U.S. Social Mobility Is Not Decreasing

There is no question that income inequality has been increasing since the 1970s in most of the world. And it has been the general assumption that as inequality went up, class mobility between generat…

October 13, 2017

U.S. Foreign Policy
Play Back to School Eighth Annual Back-to-School Event on Globalization

CFR Senior Fellows Edward Alden, Miles Kahler, and Shannon K. O’Neil join CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Carla Anne Robbins to discuss globalization. The panelists address trade, immigration, global suppl…

September 20, 2017

Energy and Climate Policy
Play Oil refinery 'Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America's Power'

Meghan L. O'Sullivan discusses her new book, Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America's Power.

October 19, 2012

Education
Three-dimensional printer "The Replicator" by MakerBot (MakerBot Industries LLC Handout/Courtesy Reuters). Policy Initiative Spotlight: Building A New Manufacturing Base, Layer By Layer

In the beginning of the twentieth century, “manufacturing” brought to mind burly men shaping metal with forges or stamping presses; in the twenty-first century, that mental image may become workers t…

April 15, 2010

China
China Is Not Helping Its Manufacturers China Is Not Helping Its Manufacturers

Chinese trade officials are reluctant to change China’s dollar-peg currency policy, citing concerns over the fate of exporters. Vice Commerce Minister Zhong Shan has argued that exporters will fail…

November 9, 2012

Wars and Conflict
emerging_voices_tae_yoo_cisco_afghan_women_broadband_computer Emerging Voices: Tae Yoo on Broadband Investment in Afghanistan

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Tae Yoo, senior vice preside…