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April 14, 2022

Elections and Voting
Religion and Voting Rights

Kelly Brown Douglas, dean of the Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary, and Jonah Dov Pesner, director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, discussed the history of the…

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November 21, 2013

Global
The U.S. Economy and Fiscal Policy

Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Vincent Reinhart discuss the U.S. economy amidst continuing fiscal uncertainty.

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February 17, 2022

Human Rights
Combating Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

Following National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, panelists examine efforts by the private sector, multilateral institutions, and governments to combat human trafficking and raise aw…

Play A human trafficker carries an asylum-seeking migrant child to pass to a member of the U.S. National Guard after crossing the Rio Grande river into the United States from Mexico in Roma, Texas, U.S., June 10, 2021.

February 25, 2022

Asia
President Nixon's Trip to China: Fifty Years Later

On the anniversary of President Nixon's February 1972 trip to China, our panelists examine the significance of the trip and its influence on U.S. foreign policy, how U.S.-China relations have fared i…

Play President Nixon and first lady Pat Nixon among a group of people at the Ba Da Ling portion of the Great Wall, in China in 1972.

March 17, 2022

Asia
World Update: A Town Hall Meeting With CFR Fellows

CFR fellows discuss the world, including the Russian invasion of Ukraine, nuclear negotiations with Iran, recent coups in Africa, tensions with China, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The town h…

Play A girl looks out of a train for refugees from north eastern Ukraine fleeing the ongoing Russian invasion, at a train station in Lviv, Ukraine, March 12, 2022

February 2, 2022

Ukraine
Russia and the West: A New Cold War?

Panelists discuss the escalating threats at the Ukrainian border, the risks of Russian military action, as well as the mounting tensions between Russia, the United States, and the European Union that…

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October 20, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Achieving a Sustainable Federal Budget

Douglas W. Elmendorf, director of the Congressional Budget Office, discusses the effects of revenue increases and spending cuts on the projected budget deficit. This meeting is part of the C. Peter …

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May 24, 2018

United States
Prescriptions for a Solvent Future

This is the second session of the American Debt: Causes, Consequences, and Fixes symposium.

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February 6, 2014

Global
Can Bitcoin Go Mainstream?

Despite being criticized by many economists as being inherently deflationary and eyed with suspicion by government financial regulators, Bitcoin continues to grow in popularity. Gavin Andresen from t…

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October 24, 2006

Conflict Prevention
Hungary-Suez Crisis: Fifty Years on: Session 1: The Suez Crisis

Watch Council President Richard N. Haass lead a discussion with Douglas Brinkley, David Fromkin, Timothy Naftali, and Roger Owen on the Suez Crisis of 1956.

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