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February 28, 2022

Digital Policy
DC Hybrid Renewing America Series: The U.S. Digital Divide

As the United States continues to transition to a knowledge economy, entire regions are being left behind due to the automation of jobs, lack of computers and high-speed internet, and the impossibili…

Play A woman looks at Marcus, a savings and loans app by Goldman Sachs, in New York, U.S., January 10, 2020.

October 5, 2021

Inequality
Virtual Roundtable: The Persistence of Social Hierarchy

It seems that on race, everything changes and nothing does—even as many rural white Americans feel ignored and scorned by cosmopolitan elites. How should we understand today’s communal tensions, and …

Play Protestors sitting on the ground holding hands with a sign in front of them that reads "Fight for 15"

July 27, 2021

Immigration and Migration
Reporting on U.S. Immigration Policies and Migration

Paul Angelo, fellow for Latin America studies at CFR, provides background on immigration policies and context for the rise of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Dianne Solis, senior immigration repo…

Play Migrants from Central America walk after being detained by  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents after crossing into the United States from Mexico, in Sunland Park, New Mexico, U.S., July 15, 2021. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

June 30, 2021

Immigration and Migration
Home and Abroad Series Public Forum: U.S. Immigration Policy

CFR’s Home and Abroad Series Public Forum explores migration trends and the many questions confronting U.S. immigration policy, including but not limited to our southern border.

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June 8, 2021

Radicalization and Extremism
Reporting on Extremist Activity

Dana Coester, editor-in-chief at 100 Days in Appalachia, shares best practices for reporting on extremist activity at the local level. Bruce Hoffman, Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis senior fellow …

Play Members of the news media survey damaged equipment outside the U.S. Capitol a day after supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump occupied the Capitol in Washington

May 26, 2021

Race and Ethnicity
Race and Policy: America’s Standing in the World

The murder of George Floyd iin 2020 catalyzed an anti-racism protest movement that echoed around the world. Global protests, mostly in support of Black Lives Matter, lasted for months and were reigni…

Play Black Lives Matter protest, following the death of George Floyd, in London's Trafalgar Square.

May 26, 2021

Religion
Disinformation and Faith Communities

Joan Donovan, research director of Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, and Ed Stetzer, executive director of Wheaton College’s Billy Graham Center, discuss …

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May 25, 2021

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Bernard L. Schwartz Lecture With Ajay Banga

Ajay Banga discusses sustainable economic recovery, the World Trade Organization and international standards for trade, and policies to promote financial inclusion and address the digital divide amon…

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May 12, 2021

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With Raphael Bostic

Raphael Bostic of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta discusses how the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated inequality in the United States, as well as solutions for increasing economic growth and e…

Play President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Raphael W. Bostic sitting on a white couch facing left against a black background

May 4, 2021

China
Centennial Speaker Series Session 2: Can Democracy Survive?

Anne Applebaum discusses the prospects for democracy in light of emerging challenges and alternatives. This meeting is the second session in CFR’s new speaker series, The 21st Century World: Big C…

Play Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump stand in front of the Capitol Building as its lit on fire.