Last fall, Dr. Kaushik Basu, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at the World Bank, spoke to the Georgetown Public Policy Review about market trends in the BRICS nations, the future of emerging economies, and the World Bank.
Eve Ensler, Tony Award winning playwright, performer, and activist, is the author of The Vagina Monologues and founder of V-Day, a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. She spoke with us about empowering women, campus sexual assault, and how to be a leader in social change and activism.
Putin’s dream of reclaiming the former glory of the Soviet Union is in peril as Russia faces a major economic downturn.
Research shows that an increase in the relative use of renewable energy has the potential to alleviate negative effects of climate change. However, the current efforts are not enough to achieve sustainability goals.
Richard C. Bush III, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and East Asia policy expert, spoke with the Georgetown Public Policy Review about Hong Kong’s democratic movement and its impact on US-China relations.
Hong Kong’s prolonged protest exposed the ideological disparity between Hong Kong and its sovereign. Reconciling competing ideologies rather than repressing differences is difficult, but may make China’s rule over Hong Kong more legitimate and sustainable.
President Barack Obama’s executive order delaying deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants has reignited the debate on his immigration enforcement record. However, partisanship has clouded the discussion, leaving little clarity on what we do and what we do not know about the President’s record.