Why has nationalism suddenly returned with a vengeance around the world? Why are nationalists so angry about free trade and immigration? Why has globalization become a dirty word? In this insightful talk, John B. Judis has some answers to these questions--and prescriptions for the United States.
Former Senior Fellow Malka Older, a novelist and aid worker, details the ethical and logistical sides of disaster response, drawing on her experiences in Sri Lanka, Fukushima, and Darfur. Why are "rich" countries sometimes less prepared to handle earthquakes and hurricanes? How is disaster response different in the United States? And with Hurricane Michael affecting millions this week, what are some practical ways to help?
Professor Nick Rengger, one of the leading political thinkers of his generation, passed away in September 2018. "Nick had the most generous of intellects, always curious, never jealous, always open, never arrogant," writes his friend and colleague Ali Watson, "and it is this intellectual generosity that was one of the qualities that endeared him to so many."