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Carnegie Council Audio Podcast

Did you miss one of our events? Do you live too far away to attend? Are you a professor who wants your class to listen to Nobel laureates speaking on issues of world peace and global social justice? No problem. Audio recordings of the Carnegie Council events are now available through Really Simple Syndication (RSS) and as a podcast in the Apple iTunes Music Store. Both sources are free and include the same selections of our best recent events.

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NATO in the 21st Century: Addressing New and Urgent Challenges | 10/01/15 Douglas E. Lute, Joanne J. Myers NATO is now in its third historical phase, says U.S. Ambassador to NATO Douglas Lute in this informative, useful talk. "There is now a sense that NATO faces maybe not just one threat, a newly aggressive, newly assertive Russia, but also concerns from the Southeast with ISIS and potentially from instability in the South across the Mediterranean as well."

Can Human-Centered Design "Fix" Humanitarian Aid? | 09/28/15 Debbie Aung Din Taylor, Bruce Nussbaum, Susan Eve Oguya, Jocelyn Wyatt, Julia Taylor Kennedy Design thinking has emerged as a new tool in humanitarianism. Proponents of the trend believe it can solve the problem long plaguing the aid community: that great ideas fail to be adopted in poor communities because they don't always take context into account. But are design's more inclusive methods still a kind of neo-imperialism? Is there a different way?

Reconciliation, not Revenge for Israelis and Palestinians | 09/25/15 Bassam Aramin, Robi Damelin, Alex Woodson In this emotional and inspiring interview, Israeli Robi Damelin and Palestinian Bassam Aramin discuss their work with the Parents Circle Families Forum, an organization of bereaved Israelis and Palestinians. Having both lost a child to the struggle, they say reconciliation is the necessary step to end conflicts in the Middle East and beyond.

Is the Eurozone Crisis Over? | 09/24/15 Martin Wolf Economist Martin Wolf lays out the three enormous problems Europe faces today: relations with Russia; a possible Brexit; and the migration crisis. He goes on to analyze Europe's economic situation, declaring that the 2008 crash resulted in well over a lost decade, and the economic and political repercussions will be felt for many more years to come.

Introduction to "Ethics & International Affairs," Fall 2015 | 09/17/15 Zach Dorfman In this podcast, Senior Editor Zach Dorfman discusses the journal's fall issue. Topics discussed include global standards for international judges; ethical consumption and individual obligations; democracy in the age of the Internet; reviews of books from Michael Walzer, Kenneth A. Rodman, and Deen K. Chatterjee; and a symposium on Michael Blake's book "Justice and Foreign Policy."

Russia's Soft Power: A Matter for Church and State | 09/14/15 Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Nadieszda Kizenko, Nicolai N. Petro If other countries wish to understand Russia, they need to have a grasp of her values, which provide the moral framework for her policies and world view. In this fascinating discussion, three leading experts on Russia's "soft power" explain the roles of the state and the Russian Orthodox Church and their complex interplay in formulating this framework.

Bridging the Civilian-Military Gap with Veterans4Diplomacy's Jayson Browder | 08/24/15 Jayson Browder, Alex Woodson "I think there's a new breed of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who are very entrepreneurial. A lot of the missions that they had in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other parts of the world really lent to this entrepreneurial spirit."

Global Tax Avoidance: Who's Responsible? | 08/21/15 Elise J. Bean, Pamela Chisanga, John Christensen, Harold Crooks, Julia Taylor Kennedy, Amber Kiwan We investigate the complex world of tax avoidance, starting with the mining industry in Zambia. Activists, documentarians, and economists give perspectives on how corporations avoid taxes and how this practice is now entrenched in business and government.

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