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Global Shocks Facing the US Economy

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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.

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Beyond the Page: Isaac Stone Fish on China's Growing Influence in the US

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In our first Beyond the Page book club event for Council members, author Isaac Stone Fish leads a conversation with readers on his book, “America Second.”

Lessons from Finland's Criminal Justice System

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Natalie Moore, 2020 Richard C. Longworth Media Fellow, shares insights from her reporting inside Finland’s open prison system and considers how to bring equitable criminal justice reform to Chicago and beyond.

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Will Hurd on Rebooting US Democracy

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For the Council's first in-person event since 2020, former Congressman and CIA Officer Will Hurd presents "American Reboot," a playbook for American democracy rooted in bipartisanship, inclusivity, and democratic values.

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Québec's Role in the Global EV Revolution

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Cleantech sector expert and Vice President of Ressources Québec at Investissement Québec Jean-François Béland discusses the rapidly evolving world of electric vehicles and their impact on the global economy, climate, and the future of transportation.

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Town Hall with Ivo Daalder on Russia-Ukraine Crisis

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“Vladimir Putin called this a special military operation. In normal English, it's called war,” Ivo Daalder shared his thoughts on the Russian invasion of Ukraine at a public town hall.

YP Nexus: The NBA's Controversial China Partnership

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Experts assess whether the NBA's partnership with China harms US business, basketball's popularity, and global human rights.

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US Defense Strategy Amid China's Quest for Power

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Former Pentagon official Elbridge Colby offers a new perspective, grounded in the realist tradition and concrete policy experience, on how America’s defense strategy must change to deal with China’s rise.

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YP In-Depth: One Billion Americans

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YP In-Depth

Matthew Yglesias, cofounder of Vox, joins Council YPs for an interactive discussion on how the United States can leverage population to remain globally competitive.

US Economic Trends to Watch in 2022

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Global Economy Series

Goldman Sachs’ chief economist Jan Hatzius considers the outlook for the US economy in 2022.

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