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US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Tackling the Global Food Security Crisis


UN Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield argues that implementing a foreign policy for all Americans means tackling the global food security crisis head on.

Global Voices, Local Action: Public Health and Safety


The Council partners with the City of Chicago and the Metropolitan Planning Council to gather public input on the We Will Chicago citywide plan.

Chicago Bean
Sawyer Bengtson

Commentary & Analysis

US Concern about COVID-19 Decreasing, but Partisan Divides Persist

Running Numbers by Emily Sullivan

Americans are less worried about COVID-19 than they have been at any point since the initial shutdown in early 2020, Council polling finds.

a person wears a mask on their wrist
Public Opinion

United States Splits from Global Trend on Abortion Rights

In the News
Elizabeth Shackelford

Banning abortion “doesn't look like a particularly democratic move for a country that purports to be a beacon of democracy,” says Elizabeth Shackelford on WGN-9.

Global Health


Most Americans No Longer View COVID-19 as a Critical Threat

Public Opinion Survey by Phillip Meng

President Biden declared that "the pandemic is over." Council polling shows that when it comes to security and foreign policy, most Americans agree.

a blue face mask left on the ground
Public Opinion

US Commitments in Nutrition and Health for a Better Future

Report by Coauthors

The United States has made big pledges for global nutrition. Our white paper offers recommendations to turn commitments into action.

Fruit on a table photographed from above.
Food and Agriculture