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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 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

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

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…

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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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.

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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November 28, 2017

Monetary Policy
A Conversation With John C. Bogle

John Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group, discusses lessons learned from the 2008 financial crisis and the future of investment management in a period of global low-returns.

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August 5, 2020

Race and Ethnicity
“Viral Convergence”: Interconnected Pandemics as Portal to Racial Justice

In this piece (which is part of a special Just Security “Racing National Security” symposium), Catherine Powell argues that the COVID-19 pandemic has provided a window into the pandemics of policing,…

Black Lives Matter Rally

October 28, 2015

Global
David M. Cote on Emerging Markets

David M. Cote discusses the role of emerging economies in the global economy.

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