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July 21, 2022

LGBTQ+
A Conversation With U.S. Special Envoy Jessica Stern

U.S. Special Envoy Jessica Stern discusses the global state of LGBTQI+ rights, findings from the release of the first annual Interagency Report on the Implementation of the Presidential Memorandum on…

Play Thousands protest during the annual Queer Liberation March

June 21, 2022

Hong Kong
Lessons From History Series: A Question of Autonomy—Hong Kong Then and Now

July 2022 marks twenty-five years since the United Kingdom and China signed the Sino-British agreement, returning Hong Kong to China with the understanding that China's policies regarding Hong Kong w…

Play Hong Kong's national flag next to China's national flag

May 5, 2022

Economics
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With Martin Wolf

Martin Wolf discusses the global economy, the repercussions of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The C. Peter McColough Series on International Eco…

Play Wrecked building in Ukraine

May 4, 2022

Politics and Government
A Conversation With Senator Bill Cassidy

Senator Bill Cassidy discusses issues in the United States and how the US and its allies should work closely together to counter Russian power and Chinese influence, such as energy independence, inte…

Play US Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) talks with reporters as he leaves the Capitol after the first day of former US President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial February 9, 2021

April 13, 2022

Asia
China’s Russia Dilemma

Panelists discuss China’s economic and political relationship with Russia, how China has responded to Russia’s military action against Ukraine, and what the international response to Russia’s invasio…

Play Russian President Putin meets Chinese President Xi in Beijing

March 9, 2022

Economic Crises
Russia’s Economy in Freefall

Panelists discuss the breadth and depth of sanctions and divestment, the current state of the Russian economy, and whether any of these mechanisms will affect Russian President Vladimir Putin’s calcu…

Play An employee counts Russian ruble banknotes at a private company's office in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, December 17, 2014.

March 7, 2022

Race and Ethnicity
Renewing America Series: Countering White Supremacist Violence

According to a recent ADL report, white supremacists were responsible for more murders in the United States in 2021 than any other type of extremist. Panelists discuss how various forms of hate take …

Play People gather at Freedom Plaza to protest the white nationalist Unite the Right rally held in front of the White House on the one-year anniversary of the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, VA, in downtown Washington, U.S.,

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.

February 9, 2022

Economics
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With Brian Deese

Director of the National Economic Council Brian Deese discusses the first year of the Biden administration’s industrial strategy and its effect on U.S. global economic competitiveness and national se…

Play In this photo illustration, a man looks at a graph representing the 12 month decline of the FTSE 100 share index on October 7, 2008 in London. Financial markets are still suffering large losses as the global banking crisis continued.

February 4, 2022

Climate Change
The Growing Risk of Climate "Tipping Points": Scientific Evidence and Policy Responses

  Stewart Patrick: Welcome to this roundtable. Today we're going to be discussing an issue that was addressed by no less than Tom Friedman in his latest New York Times column this week: the possib…

Play Three cars on the road in Vohiparara, Madagascar stop before a flooded after Cyclone Batsirai