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Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill meet off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, in 1941. ullstein bild/Getty

Atlantic Charter 2.0: A “Declaration of Principles for Freedom, Prosperity, and Peace”

In August 1941, four months before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor drew the United States into World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill held a secret rendezvous off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. Much of continental Europe, including France, had fallen to Nazi Germany, and imperial Japan was on the march in Asia. At this dark moment, the U.S. president and British prime minister sought to give hope to oppressed peoples, by outlining their vision for an open, just, and stable postwar world. Read More

February 6, 2019

International Organizations
How Not to Choose a World Bank President

President Trump has nominated David Malpass to be the next World Bank president. A more transparent process is needed in selecting the institution's head. 

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January 29, 2019

Brazil
A Tale of Two Amazons

A comparison of two Amazons, one corporate and one natural, underscores the vast discrepancy between the health of the economy and the vitality of the environment. 

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January 25, 2019

Technology and Innovation
Transformative Technology, Transformative Governance: A New Blog Series on the Future

A flood of technological innovation has left global governance floundering. A new blog series explores this inundation and how to strengthen the levees. 

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