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August 27, 2020

Climate Change
Hurricane Laura Makes Landfall, WTO Director-General Resigns, and More

Louisianans and Texans cope with Hurricane Laura as they mark fifteen years since Hurricane Katrina, the World Trade Organization’s director-general, Roberto Azevedo, departs amid uncertainty over th…

Podcast Flooding caused by Hurricane Laura on August 27, 2020 in Sabine Pass, Texas. Hurricane Laura came ashore bringing rain and high winds to the eastern part of the state.

April 14, 2022

Financial Markets
What in the World Is a Global Minimum Tax?

For years, large corporations have exploited international tax laws to pay less taxes. But last year, 137 countries backed a potential solution: a 15 percent corporate tax applied regardless of a com…

Podcast Money

December 16, 2021

Aging, Youth Bulges, and Population
Is Population Change a Problem?

Birth rates are booming in some countries and plummeting in others. Leading demographer Nicholas Eberstadt and Richard Haass analyze the most important trends and their consequences.

Podcast Predictive model of population growth

November 12, 2021

China
Hyperventilating Over Hypersonics

Last summer, China tested a hypersonic missile that traveled through orbit. The test shocked many observers and led to widespread concern about the potential for nuclear-armed missiles that can evade…

Podcast Hypersonic missiles flies through space

December 14, 2017

Global
What to Watch in 2018

CFR’s Laura Taylor-Kale and Rachel Vogelstein join James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon to preview the coming year. On this episode: women’s political participation and economic empowerment, advances …

Podcast 20171214_TWNY

September 1, 2021

Intelligence
Spying 101

The glamour and thrill of espionage, brought to life on screen by characters such as James Bond, have long captivated imaginations. But this profession is deeply misunderstood, and it is always chang…

Podcast Eye of a person seen through darkness and shadows