"Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists."
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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In October 2018, Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program is leading a fact-finding trip to Manila to investigate the effects of climate change on Philippine politics and society.
With severe typhoons a regular occurrence, the Philippines has become the portrait of climate change victimhood. At COP21 in Paris, the…Continue
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"You can rest in despair or you can ask: 'How can we harness our ingenuity and creativity and ability to cooperate in recognizing that we need to live more sustainably?' We need to be as creative about sustainability as we have been about exploitation."
---Brent Jenks, from "Hope for Asian Fisheries" podcast (see below)
In that spirit here's a selection of Carnegie Council resources from the past year, in honor of Earth Day, April…Continue
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"Peace is normally a great good, and normally it coincides with righteousness, but it is righteousness and not peace which should bind the conscience of a nation as it should bind the conscience of an individual; and neither a nation nor an individual can surrender conscience to another's keeping." Theodore Roosevelt
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As the centennial of the death of Andrew Carnegie approaches in 2019, the institutions he founded are organizing a series of programs to celebrate Carnegie's legacy and address the national and international challenges ahead. Carnegie institutions in New York, Washington, Pittsburgh, California, and Europe will sponsor events…Continue
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"Nine-tenths of the serious controversies which arise in life result from misunderstandings; result from one man not knowing the facts which to the other man seem important, or otherwise failing to appreciate his point of view."
Louis D. Brandeis
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This was my first chance to meet Mark Tully in person. I had interviewed him before over the telephone for a community radio station…Continue
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Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday confirmed the tragic news that 39 Indian workers, who were missing…Continue
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All that matters to the citizens of this world is a good livelihood, a sense of pride and safety for their family. Stories from Politics to Sports and from…Continue
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Nagarjun Kandukuru photo
What if I call it the longest pending series of cases in any court across the world?…Continue
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India faces significant challenges in the area of trade policy— the global economic slowdown, increasing protectionism, the stalled mega-trade deals that could in time be revived, and perhaps more importantly, its own domestic preoccupations. For India to achieve its policy objectives, the government and…Continue
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The small pilgrim town of Ayodhya has been in the news for the past four decades since 1980 when the Hindu hardliner party, then known as Bhartiya Jana Sangh, had been trying to revive the issue in favor of Hindus. The town and the issue…Continue
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In the span of one year I stayed with Professor Pandey, I became a close associate of his and a close confide and intact friend of him. Each day in the evening we would sit together at his residence and he would tell me the finer points of Archaeology and History, about problems in Ayodhya and Faizabad, about his meeting with a Cambridge University professor – Prof Dilip Chakraborty and about people in the University. I would listen to him very carefully while sipping a cup of tea.
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I planned my lectures pretty well keeping the need of M.A. and Ph.D students in mind. I was going to teach such a senior class and nothing should be missed. I prepared a document which dealt with the Art of Science, about missions in Space Science by NASA, about comets which are studied through the eyes of an Archaeologist and I took a case study of a very famous and experimental mission of NASA –The Deep Impact…Continue
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