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October 30, 2012

Corporate Governance
Hurricane Sandy: A Lesson in Why Governments Really Matter

Grover Norquist, the anti-tax crusader, has famously said that he has no wish to eliminate government, but only to “shrink it to the size where we can drown it in a bathtub.” Americans up and down th…

Emergency personnel help a resident onto a boat after rescuing her from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey on October 30, 2012 (Adam Hunger/Courtesy Reuters).

February 21, 2013

Defense and Security
Mexico’s Drug War and the Disappeared

An often overlooked problem with the so-called “war on drugs” mindset has been the effect on local populations: as military officials or militarized law enforcement officers fight narcotraffickers, t…

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September 28, 2016

United States
New Directions for U.S. Trade Policy: A Conversation With Sander Levin

Sander Levin discusses trade policy in the United States.

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September 28, 2016

United States
The Impact of Trade on U.S. Labor Markets: What Do We Know?

Experts discuss the relationship between U.S. trade policy and labor markets.

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September 28, 2016

United States
Adjusting to a New Reality: U.S. Business and the Future of Globalization

Jeffrey R. Immelt discusses the the future of globalization and U.S. trade policy.

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September 28, 2016

United States
The Changing Political Context for Trade

Experts discuss the changing political context for trade in the United States.

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February 1, 2016

Trade
Trading Up: U.S. Trade and Investment Policy

The scorecard infographic and accompanying progress report, "Trading Up: U.S. Trade and Investment Policy," analyzes the overall health of the U.S. economy by focusing on shifts in global trade and foreign direct investment in the United States.

February 1, 2016

Infrastructure
Road to Nowhere: Federal Transportation Infrastructure Policy

In the first installment of the Renewing America Progress Report and Scorecards, "Road to Nowhere: Federal Transportation Infrastructure Policy" provides a critical assessment of federal transportation policy, including background on major policy initiatives and analysis of what's needed to start moving forward.

February 1, 2016

United States
New CFR Ebook Evaluates U.S. Economic Competitiveness

A new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) ebook, How America Stacks Up: Economic Competitiveness and U.S. Policy, examines how the United States has responded to global economic competition and benchm…

February 1, 2016

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Balance Owed: Federal Debt and Deficits

The U.S. government faces an unsustainable long-term debt trajectory. This Progress Report and Scorecard outlines the factors affecting federal debt and suggests options for policymakers to address the impending crisis.