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February 26, 2014

Global
Widening Inequality Threatens U.S. Growth and Social Mobility

Inequality has been steadily rising in the United States since the 1970s, but the gap between rich and poor increased dramatically following the financial crisis of 2008. José Ángel Gurría of the Org…

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April 24, 2017

Global
Prioritizing Water on the Global Agenda

Angel Gurría provides his perspective on the crucial need to deliver on present and future water challenges around the world, and advocates for water as a driver of sustainable growth and development…

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February 26, 2014

Global
Widening Inequality Threatens U.S. Growth and Social Mobility

Inequality has been steadily rising in the United States since the 1970s, but the gap between rich and poor increased dramatically following the financial crisis of 2008. José Ángel Gurría of the Org…

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November 10, 2022

State and Local Governments (U.S.)
Federalism and Foreign Policy: The Role of States

Jenna Bednar, professor of political science and public policy at the University of Michigan, and Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, discuss the …

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January 27, 2021

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Eliminating Human Trafficking: The Role of the Private Sector

Our panelists discuss the role of businesses in eradicating human trafficking and modern slavery. This meeting is cosponsored with CFR’s Women and Foreign Policy Program.

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October 24, 2022

Energy and Environment
Superstorm Sandy: Lessons for Climate Resiliency Ten Years Later

In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy made landfall as one of the most destructive hurricanes to ever hit the United States, causing tens of billions of dollars in damage and dozens of casualties. A deca…

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January 7, 2021

Mexico
Discussion of Whitney Museum Exhibition: Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art

The Council on Foreign Relations and the Whitney Museum of American Art invite you to join our panelists for a discussion of Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, currently on view a…

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October 31, 2022

Politics and Government
Renewing America Series: The 2022 U.S. Midterm Elections

Please join our panelists as they discuss the upcoming U.S. midterm elections, the ramifications for future legislation, and what the results might portend for the future of politics and polarization…

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October 21, 2022

Technology and Innovation
Social Media and Digital Diplomacy: A Conversation With Nick Clegg of Meta

Nick Clegg discusses the role of Meta and social media in global politics, including its use as a platform for political movements, efforts to combat the spread of misinformation, and measures in pla…

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December 16, 2020

Economics
Frontier Market Entrepreneurship: Startup Success Beyond Silicon Valley and Term Member Happy Hour

Our panelists discuss the growing amount of startup ecosystems that are popping up outside of Silicon Valley and other major economic centers, including what it takes for many of those startups to su…

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