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11.14.2016
The International Panel on Social Progress is a group of international scholars who are studying a number of issues – democracy, poverty, global risks, health, violence, religion and education, among others – with the overarching intent to evaluate how societies have evolved and what barriers or drivers exist for advancement.
11.10.2016
Amb. Daniel C. Kurtzer, U.S. ambassador to Israel from 2001 to 2005 and U.S. ambassador to Egypt from 1997 to 2001, and the S.
10.24.2016
The skyrocketing numbers of refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe, estimated by the United Nations at 65 million worldwide, have shaken the European Union, roiled American politics and fueled calls for external military intervention in certain conflicts. The causes of this refugee crisis, as well as the politics behind inter
10.20.2016
Robert Schenkkan is an accomplished playwright and screenwriter who received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1992 for his play “The Kentucky Cycle.” His other plays include “Lewis and Clark Reach the Euphrates,” “By the Rivers of Babylon,” “Handler,” “Heaven on Earth,” “Final Passage,” “1992,” “The Devil and Daniel Webster,” and “The Dream Thief.”
10.19.2016
Eddie Glaude, Jr. is among the most important black intellectuals in the United States today. He offers a critical and insightful view on the problems currently facing black America as well as the nation at large.
10.17.2016
Wilentz studies U.S. social and political history. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses on U.S. history, focusing on the 19th century. He has also taught courses on American literature and 20th-century American culture and politics.
10.10.2016
Michael Waldman is president of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, a nonpartisan law and policy institute that focuses on improving the systems of democracy and justice.
10.07.2016
Bergen is a print and television journalist, author, documentary producer and vice president at New America, where he directs the International Security and Fellows programs; a professor of practice at Arizona State University; a fellow at Fordham University’s Center on National Security; and CNN’s national security analyst.
10.03.2016
In the book, the author contends that while political divisiveness and polarization in the country’s capital had been around for decades, it was during the Clinton administration that it began to flourish. "The seeds had been sown in previous decades but didn't start blooming until the 1990s," says Maney.

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