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Free Trade with Exceptions: Public Opinion and Industrial Policy

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Running Numbers by Phillip Meng

Citizens and policymakers alike embrace industrial policy as great power competition intensifies.

President Joe Biden signs the Inflation Reduction Act
The White House
Public Opinion

The 1998 Border Conflict behind Ethiopia's Civil War

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Global Insight by Emma Sanderson

A decades-old rivalry between Eritrea and the TPLF risks derailing Ethiopia’s peace deal.

Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia's Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, at a ceremony marking the reopening of the Eritrean Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reuters
Global Politics

Millennials and Gen Z Sound the Alarm on Climate Change

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Running Numbers by Emily Sullivan

While younger Americans are most concerned about climate change, pluralities of each generation are ready to take action to prevent it.

Climate activists Luisa Neubauer, Greta Thunberg, Lakshmi Thevasagayam, and Florian Oezcan protest against the expansion of the Garzweiler open-cast lignite mine
Reuters
Climate and the Environment

Going Beyond Regenerative Agriculture on Tribal Lands

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Global Food for Thought by Leah Altman

Regenerative agriculture helps build just food economies, protecting Indigenous ways of knowing despite outside pressure to conform to globalized agricultural practices.

Doyan and Kaiesta smile into the camera as they hold up two stalks of corn.
Intertribal Agriculture Council
Food and Agriculture

Municipal Activism: How Cities Stand Up for LGBTQ+ Rights

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Global Insight by Jenna Kaplan

Around the world, cities continue to protect the basic human rights of vulnerable populations in the face of fierce opposition from national governments.

Pride Parade
Robin Worrall
Global Cities

2023 Farm Bill: Enhancing Agricultural Safety Nets

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Global Food for Thought by Senay Emmanuel

The 2023 Farm Bill will be a significant legislative hurdle that will require input, coordination, and buy-in from all sectors and actors within the domestic food system.

A tractor pulls a wagon of hay through a field of wheat.
Olia Gozha
Food and Agriculture

Zelenskyy's Speech to Congress Echoes Churchill's Wartime Address

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Global Insight by Matthew Abbott

Like Churchill before him, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy must use his rhetorical gifts to maintain American support for his nation's war effort, writes Matthew Abbott.

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
REUTERS
US Foreign Policy

Expanding "638" to Enhance Native American Food Sovereignty

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Global Food for Thought by Mary Belle Zook

Federal agricultural policies must continue expanding to provide greater support for Tribally-led endeavors and choices, including self-determination and self-governance.

A herd of buffalo is pictured on a field.
Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative
Food and Agriculture

Year in Review: 2022 in Public Opinion

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

Reflect on the year with highlights from the Council's public opinion research and analysis.

a sign reads 2022 in NYC
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Public Opinion

Brazil's Systemic Mistrust of Elections and Democracy

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Running Numbers by Gabriela Ivanova

President Jair Bolsonaro might be leaving office, but the country’s political trust issues are far from resolved.

A man holds a Brazilian flag as supporters of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro block a highway during a protest against President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
Reuters
Public Opinion