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January 5, 2023

Technology and Innovation
Data is the New Gold, But May Threaten Democracy and Dignity

Few safeguards protect our private data in today’s information economy. What can be done about the fact that our personal images and data can be exploited, potentially threatening personal as well as…

January 5, 2023

Women and Women's Rights
Data is the New Gold, But May Threaten Democracy and Dignity

Few safeguards protect our private data in today’s information economy. What can be done about the fact that our personal images and data can be exploited, potentially threatening personal as well as…

Professor Danielle Citron testifies before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on fostering a healthier internet for consumers in Washington DC, on October 16, 2019.

April 24, 2014

Trade
A Guide to the Rana Plaza Tragedy, and its Implications, in Bangladesh

One year ago today, April 24, the world watched with horror as a concrete building known as “Rana Plaza” cracked, buckled, and ultimately collapsed atop the garment workers inside its factories. It w…

Rana Plaza Tragedy

August 3, 2015

Asia
Where Did You Get That Dress?: Bangladesh Two Years on From Rana Plaza

On April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza factory, which manufactured apparel for Benetton, Primark, and J.C. Penney, among others, collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The disaster killed over 1,100 and injured …

Bangladesh

April 29, 2016

Emerging Markets
This Week in Markets and Democracy: Rana Plaza Anniversary, Press Freedom Declines, Haiti Election Troubles

Labor Standards Three Years After Rana Plaza Three years after Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza garment factory collapse killed or injured over 3,000 people, labor rights remain tenuous. In the wake of the d…

Rana Plaza April 29 Edited

July 6, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Gender and Power in an Age of Disinformation: A Conversation With Mary Anne Franks

For women in the public eye, cultivating an online presence is often necessary and far too often dangerous. What can be done to make online spaces safer for women?

People stand in front of the entrance sign to Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California on October 27, 2021.

October 11, 2012

International Organizations
The Case for IMF Quota Reform

The IMF and World Bank leaders meet in Tokyo this week for their fall meetings. Four experts discuss the failure of IMF leaders to implement agreed-upon governance reform.

October 10, 2018

United States
Global Views of the United States

Panelists discuss global public opinion of the United States and the direction of U.S. economic and foreign policies under President Donald J. Trump's administration.

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March 18, 2020

News Release
Resources on Coronavirus (COVID-19) From the Council on Foreign Relations

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and CFR’s Think Global Health website offer resources on the coronavirus pandemic, including background and expert analysis. Find all of CFR’s coronavirus-re…

June 3, 2016

Global
The Finance Industry and Its Impact on the U.S. Economy after the Great Recession

Experts discuss the growth of finance in the U.S. economy since the Great Recession and its impact on business production and income inequality, and whether government regulations introduced after 20…

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