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Past Events

Beyond the Page: Anna Pitoniak on Her Cold War Political Thriller

PAST EVENT

In this Beyond the Page book club event, Council members discuss the international political thriller “Our American Friend” with author Anna Pitoniak.

Bottle of wine, glass and book in front of a brick wall.

Global Shocks Facing the US Economy

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Global Economy Series

A conversation on how the Russia-Ukraine war and ongoing shutdowns in Asia are disrupting a global economy still affected by COVID-19.

A board showing currency exchange rates on display in Moscow
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

Xi U-Turns, Biden's Green Subsidies, Ukraine Gets Its Tanks

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Jamil Anderlini, Elise Labott, and Peter Spiegel join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

New Politburo Standing Committee Members in Beijing
Reuters
Global Politics

What Midwest Industrial Communities Can Teach About Managing Economic Change

In the News
Our Towns Civic Foundation
John Austin

There are growing efforts on both sides of the Atlantic to diminish economic disparities between thriving global city regions and struggling communities in industrial heartlands.

Industrial heartland landscape
Reuters
Global Cities

Research

Transatlantic Learning Exchange: Economic Renewal and Democracy

RESEARCH
Working Paper by John Austin

John Austin shares insights from a transatlantic convening that explores the political repercussions of economic inequality and extremist ideology.

Industrial landscape Global Cities

Americans See Energy Supply Disruption as Biggest Threat to US Security

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

The public also remains concerned about the potential for a global economic downtown, Council polling shows.

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline
Reuters
Energy

Experts