November 25, 2019Election 2020
Update: Deval Patrick announced on February 12, 2020, that he was ending his campaign for president. Deval Patrick is testing the accuracy of the old saying, “Better late than never.” Last Decembe…
April 6, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Contrasting COVID-19 with climate change underscores how urgency often trumps importance in motivating political action.
March 30, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The disastrous stalemate between the United States and China is preventing the UN Security Council from issuing a powerful resolution, or even a declaration, to mobilize the international system agai…
March 26, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
In the absence of U.S. leadership, multilateral responses to COVID-19 have been inadequate to date.
March 23, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Contrasting the current pandemic with past crises underscores U.S. President Donald J. Trump's abdication of global leadership.
March 9, 2020Democracy
A new Freedom House report finds that India and the United States were among the foremost contributors last year to democratic backslide and that global freedom continues to decline.
March 16, 2020Immigration and Migration
Nations should use existing international institutions, instruments, and laws to protect and assist vulnerable populations, while mobilizing foreign aid to help communities in the developing world ab…
March 2, 2020Global Commons
Protecting the biosphere requires new conceptions of sovereign obligation.
February 24, 2020Coronavirus
Far from an anomaly, the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is the shape of things to come as development and globalization are driving a new era of infectious disease.
February 10, 2020World Order
President Trump's successor can rejuvenate the liberal international order by reconsolidating the West, giving globalization a human face, and bolstering support for democracy and human rights around…