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Pursuing Equity

Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

Anthony Fauci, Pete Buttigieg, Marcella Nunez-Smith, and other leading experts explore how to build fairer, healthier cities now and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci addresses the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 21, 2021.

Liberty and Justice in a Surveillance State


The Economist’s Jon Fasman previews his new book, “We See it All,” in an exclusive conversation for Council members on the legal, political, and moral implications on the rise of surveillance state powers in the US and across the world.

A man wearing a face mask walks past surveillance cameras following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China

Commentary & Analysis

Freedom and Race Have Shaped Our World and Will Determine our Future

Deep Dish Podcast

Brian Hanson and historian Tyler Stovall explore the inherent link between liberty and race throughout global history.

A mourner visits the site where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis.
Inclusion and Equity

Roger Thurow Talks Global Food Insecurity Amid American Abundance

In the News
Food Talk by Food Tank
Roger Thurow

Roger Thurow joins the Food Talk podcast to talk about the breakdown of the US’s food chain and why global food security persists amid an abundance of food in the U.S.

Empty grocery store shelves during Coronavirus pandemic.
Wesley Tingey
Food and Agriculture


Republican Views on Racial Inequality Starkly Contrast Those of Democrats

Public Opinion Survey by Dina Smeltz

A large majority of Democrats (73%) consider racial inequality in the United States a critical threat to the country, while Republicans consider it a relatively low-level threat.

Protest signs outside of the White House
Public Opinion

Bridging the Research Gap: A Toolkit on Inclusive Research and Development Practices

Working Paper by Katelyn Jones

This toolkit presents a list of steps that ensure the entire research and development process uses equity, diversity, and inclusion as guiding principles at every stage.

A woman in all black stands next to servers, behind glass, holding a laptop computer
Global Politics