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March 3, 2022

Politics and Government
Renewing America Series: The History of American Democracy

Panelists discuss historical context and perspective for the current state of democracy in the United States. This meeting is part of the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Project on the Future of Democracy. Wi…

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November 30, 2021

Political History and Theory
Virtual Roundtable: The Cycle of American History

ROSE: Welcome, everybody. My name is Gideon Rose. I'm the Mary and David Boies Distinguished Fellow in US Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations, and it's my distinct pleasure to welcome …

Podcast Nearly 300 African American students protest for civil rights in front of the White House (1960)

September 23, 2022

Lebanon
A Conversation With Foreign Minister Abdallah BouHabib of Lebanon

Foreign Minister Abdallah BouHabib discusses the relationship between Lebanon and the West, especially in light of Russia’s war in Ukraine, global humanitarian issues including refugees and food inse…

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June 15, 2021

State and Local Governments (U.S.)
The American Rescue Plan and Economic Recovery

Janet Cowell, former state treasurer of North Carolina, and Kathryn White, director of budget process studies at the National Association of State Budget Officers, discuss the American Rescue Plan Ac…

Play DOCUMENT DATE: March 10, 2021 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer display the "American Rescue Plan" during the enrolment ceremony following passage of U.S. President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus disease (COVID-19) relief bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

June 9, 2021

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Global Health Symposium: Lessons From Abroad on American Health

The 2021 Global Health Symposium on Lessons From Abroad on American Health will discuss how practices from other countries can be applied to current critical health crises in the United States and pr…

A photo displaying the Swisscovid contact tracing application of Switzerland.

September 16, 2020

Politics and Government
Trust and Distrust in the American Political System

Please join our panelists for a discussion on growing fears among Americans of a "deep state." One recent opinion poll found that 74% of Americans believe that unelected government and military offic…

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May 9, 2018

Religion
Faith, Poverty, and Action

David Beckmann, Simone Campbell, and Ruth W. Messinger, with Lisa Sharon Harper moderating, discuss faith, poverty, and action, as part of the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop.

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May 27, 2020

State and Local Governments (U.S.)
The Future of American Infrastructure

Heidi Crebo-Rediker, adjunct senior fellow specializing in infrastructure policy and other topics at CFR, and chief executive officer of International Capital Strategies, discusses the future of infr…

Play The new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge (R) that is to replace the current Tappan Zee Bridge (L) over the Hudson River is seen in Tarrytown, New York.

June 29, 2021

Currency Reserves
The Dollar in American Foreign Policy: A Look Back and Ahead

Jeffrey E. Garten, dean emeritus at the Yale School of Management and a former undersecretary of commerce for international trade, is the author of the forthcoming book, Three Days at Camp David: How…

Play A cashier at a Travelex Bureau de Change counts U.S. Dollars in exchange for British pounds February 19, 2004 in London. The recent dramatic fall in the U.S.dollar has seen a rise in UK customers changing their pounds for the weaker greenback.

January 27, 2021

United States
Academic Webinar: American Isolationism vs. Internationalism

Charles A. Kupchan, senior fellow at CFR and professor of international affairs at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and Department of Government, and Leslie Vinjamuri, director of th…

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