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TRANSITION 2021 SERIES: U.S.-SAUDI RELATIONS: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

Panelists discuss the future of the U.S.-Saudi relationship under the Biden administration and its implications for American foreign...

TERM MEMBER DISCUSSION ON CHINA'S BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE

Though the Belt and Road Initiative , Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature foreign policy endeavor, has the potential to meet developing...

 
 
 

VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: MANAGING GLOBAL DISORDER: MAJOR POWER RIVALRY IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Even as the United States debates its role in the Middle East, it still retains significant power and influence in the region. With...

THE FUTURE OF WORK IN THE COVID-19 ECONOMY

COVID-19 has accelerated economic trends, such as virtual work and automation that will reshape the future of work. How can governments,...

 
 
 

VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: MAJOR POWER RIVALRY IN EAST ASIA

The risks of conflict between the United States and China are real and growing. This situation has left the U.S.-China relationship...

HIGHER EDUCATION WEBINAR: TRANSFORMING INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS EDUCATION TO ADDRESS DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION

 
 
 

VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: THE POLITICS OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

RENEWING AMERICA SERIES: RESKILLING AND THE FUTURE OF WORK POST-PANDEMIC

Panelists discuss the changing nature of America's workforce and the urgency to reskill workers exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic,...

 
 
 

RACIAL HEALTH DISPARITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITY JOURNALISM

A CONVERSATION WITH STATE COUNCILOR WANG YI OF CHINA

State Councilor Wang Yi discusses China's foreign and domestic policies, including the impact of COVID-19 and the future of relations...

 
 
 

TRANSITION 2021 SERIES: WHAT'S NEXT FOR U.S.-IRAN RELATIONS?

Panelists discuss U.S. policy toward Iran under the Biden administration and how changes in U.S. policy will affect relations with...

C. PETER MCCOLOUGH SERIES ON INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS WITH LAWRENCE H. SUMMERS

Lawrence H. Summers discusses the U.S. economic recovery, the Biden administration's stimulus and infrastructure plans, possible inflation...

 
 
 

THE WORLD AFTER CORONAVIRUS

COVID-19 LESSONS FROM WASHINGTON STATE

 
 
 

SOUTH ASIA'S RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS

SCHOOL POLICY DECISIONS DURING COVID-19

Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, speaks on the considerations schools face in terms of reopening,...

 
 
 

COVID-19: UPDATES ON TREATMENT AND RESPONSE

COVID-19 UPDATE: LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS

 
 
 

LATIN AMERICA'S RESPONSE TO COVID-19

COVID-19 AND TRADE

 
 
 



Elon Musk says dogecoin might be the future of cryptocurrencies - but tells...

Elon Musk says dogecoin might be the future of cryptocurrencies - but tells fans they should still invest carefully

Summary List Placement Elon Musk has said dogecoin could ironically become the future of cryptocurrencies, which could themselves become the future currencies of earth. Despite... Read more ...

Russia-China trade turnover jumps almost 20% since beginning of 2021

Russia-China trade turnover jumps almost 20% since beginning of 2021

The volume of trade between Russia and China has reached $40.207 billion in January-April 2021. That's 19.8% higher than it was in the same period last year, according to... Read more ...

Jack Dorsey's Square reports Q1 bitcoin revenue grew 1,000% to $3.5 billion...

Jack Dorsey's Square reports Q1 bitcoin revenue grew 1,000% to $3.5 billion - and is the 3rd-largest corporate holder of the cryptocurrency

Summary List Placement Square reported first-quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates on Thursday, powered by surging demand for bitcoin. Quarterly revenue from bitcoin... Read more ...

Blood is in the water with Cheney's likely ouster. Now Trump aides are...

Blood is in the water with Cheney's likely ouster. Now Trump aides are casting doubt on McCarthy's prospects for House speaker if the GOP wins the House in 2022

Summary List Placement Lost in the Liz Cheney leadership brawl that's consumed House Republicans this week is an even bigger battle that politicos from Washington to Mar-a-Lago... Read more ...

Corporate Counsel Awards: Liza Akins is designing her own career

Corporate Counsel Awards: Liza Akins is designing her own career

Before entering the world of corporate counsel, Liza Akins was a private practice attorney focused on construction law, primarily in litigation. “I often wished that I had an... Read more ...

Mental health startup Spill has grown from 0 to 203 clients in just over a...

Mental health startup Spill has grown from 0 to 203 clients in just over a year amid COVID-19 boom

Summary List Placement Mental health startups have seen major growth through the COVID-19 pandemic as the effects of multiple lockdowns impact the population. One such growth... Read more ...

Asian indexes rise after US rally; investors await jobs data

Asian indexes rise after US rally; investors await jobs data

TOKYO - Asian shares rose Friday on optimism about the rally on Wall Street and an economic rebound in the U.S., as investors awaited the release of jobs data. Read more ...

The Latest: Washington Gov criticized for reopening plan

The Latest: Washington Gov criticized for reopening plan

TACOMA, Wash. - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is receiving criticism from lawmakers in his own party over his shifting economic reopening plan, with a group of Democrats from the... Read more ...

May 6th COVID-19 Vaccinations, New Cases, Hospitalizations

May 6th COVID-19 Vaccinations, New Cases, Hospitalizations

President Biden has set two vaccinations goals to achieve by July 4th: 1) 70% of the population over 18 has had at least one dose of vaccine, and 2) 160 million Americans fully... Read more ...

California fire victims see little payout from settlement

California fire victims see little payout from settlement

SAN FRANCISCO - A trust approved by a federal judge to help compensate victims of deadly California wildfires sparked by Pacific Gas & Electric equipment paid survivors just $7... Read more ...