August 16, 2018Corruption
Widespread corruption in Latin America’s judicial systems--such as Supreme Court justices engaging in bribery in Colombia and Peru, lawyers rigging judge appointments in Guatemala, and the attorney general firing an investigator for looking into corruption in Mexico--- requires more than laws to fix. It means building a professional civil service. While a daunting task, Chile and Brazil can point the way.
June 14, 2018Women and Women's Rights
As blockchain and cryptocurrencies pioneer new frontiers in finance and beyond, we should be worried about the industry's gender disparity.
May 4, 2018Iran Nuclear Agreement
Iran could restart aspects of its nuclear program if President Trump declines to renew sanctions waivers this month, leaving major powers with few options for monitoring or restricting it.
April 16, 2018Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Trump right to reconsider TPP even if allies resist renegotiation bid.
March 21, 2018Nigeria
The IPOB has announced that if the defendants are not granted bail or released unconditionally by the Nigerian government, it will begin a campaign of civil disobedience.