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People hold banners during a protest march to call for action against climate change in Vienna, Austria.
People hold banners during a protest march to call for action against climate change in Vienna, Austria.
May
20
Reuters
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Assumptions about climate change's devastating effects are often built on a misunderstanding of the data and lead us to the wrong responses, Bjørn Lomborg argues.
A nurse displays the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine under the COVAX scheme against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Eka Kotebe General Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
A nurse displays the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine under the COVAX scheme against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Eka Kotebe General Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Gavi CEO Dr. Seth Berkley, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, and Africa’s CDC Director Dr. John Nkengasong discuss global vaccine efforts with Council Distinguished Fellow Ertharin Cousin.
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Russian law enforcement officers stand guard in Saint Petersburg
Russian law enforcement officers stand guard in Saint Petersburg
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Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza and investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov talk with CNN's Nathan Hodge about Russia's political opposition movement after the detention of Alexei Navalny.

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A mourner visits the site where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis.
A mourner visits the site where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis.
A mourner visits the site where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis.
Inclusion and Equity
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Brian Hanson and historian Tyler Stovall explore the inherent link between liberty and race throughout global history.

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