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Past Events

Policy Innovations to Bolster America's Future

PAST EVENT VIDEO

The Council’s Emerging Leaders class of 2022 presents a series of short, dynamic presentations on an array of critical current issues.

Collage of the Emerging Leaders Class of 2022 headshots

YP Nexus: Crypto and the Future of Currency

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Crypto journalist Laura Shin joins fintech attorney Nelson Rosario to outline the history, current market capitalization, global economic impact, and future of cryptocurrency.

two people exchange money and bitcoin
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Commentary & Analysis

China is Winning the Battle for Digital Sovereignty Using Your Data

Podcast
Deep Dish on Global Affairs Podcast

How have online platforms, and lax US regulation, facilitated the flow of data from the US to China – and what does this mean for the geopolitical contest between these superpowers?

TikTok
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Science, Technology and Innovation

Will CRISPR Crops Avoid the GMO Curse?

BLOG
Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

If CRISPR crops can avoid being regulated like GMOs, they can create significant opportunities for low- and middle-income countries, and help combat hunger and poverty.

Four scientists examine plants in a lab. Food and Agriculture

Research

SolarWinds Hack: Americans Prefer Sanctions over Retaliatory Cyberattack against Russia

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Dina Smeltz and Brendan Helm analyze new public opinion data showing there is partisan agreement on how best to respond to the recent Russian hack.

Computer hardware
Michael Dziedzic
Public Opinion

Unlocking the Potential of Civic Technology

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Kris Hartley

Safeguarding methods of democratic influence is a core strategic mandate for city governments to legitimize technology.

Google-engineered humanoid robot.
Reuters
Global Cities