April 2, 2020
NBC News
With social isolation forcing industries to pause activity, Jason Bordoff says “COVID-19 may deliver some short-term climate benefits by curbing energy use, or even longer-term benefits if economic stimulus is linked to climate goals."
April 2, 2020
In a CNN op-ed, Joseph Stiglitz writes about his surprise at the COVID-19 stimulus package and how it looks to strengthen the very weak US unemployment insurance system.
April 2, 2020
With states making exceptions for "essential employees" to avoid stay-at-home order, Suresh Naidu this gives companies much to think about: “The workers have a lot of bargaining power in the sense that they’re worth a lot to the company right now.”
April 2, 2020
The COVID-19 epidemic is incredibly difficult to tackle as it is. John Mutter wonders how cities and countries can prepare for natural disasters. "You can’t evacuate New York City, or any other large city, and have everyone maintain their social distance."
April 2, 2020
Columbia Spectator
Former director of the United States Census Bureau, Kenneth Prewitt says the census has become politicized and it's important now more than ever for university students to complete the census to empower the communities they live in.
April 2, 2020
Extreme conservatives poisoned talk radio in the 1980s and created a movement against "elite news." Anne Nelson's book, "Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right" covers how that became the "fight against fake news."
April 2, 2020
“This outbreak presents an incredible learning opportunity because it just crosses so many issues.... This is a moment for SIPA to stand up,” says Barrett, a leading scholar on transnational and global challenges.
March 31, 2020
Shruti Kedia MPA ’21 and a group of volunteers have helped feed 3,300
March 30, 2020
Daniel E. White MPA ’20 and Christina Sewell MPA ’21 are recognized for contributions to issue on “Climate Disruption.”
March 26, 2020
Washington Post
The United States should pause its sanctions against Iran and other countries for the sake of combatting the epidemic and stop a humanitarian crisis