- In Germany, blessings for same-sex couples exacerbate tensions with Vatican
The Washington Post | Alexander Görlach | 06/01/2021
Public ceremonies at Catholic churches in Germany were held to bless same-sex couples, in defiance of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith at the Vatican that such blessings were "not legitimate." In this article for "The Washington Post", Carnegie Council's Alexander Görlach notes that although the campaign is a move in the right direction, the church's broader stance on homosexuality is out of step with contemporary European culture.
- Mobility without membership: Do we need special passports for vulnerable groups?
The Global Citizenship Observatory | Michael W. Doyle, Mark Wood | 05/26/2021
How should we balance resettlement and responsibility sharing? This article for The Global Citizenship Observatory's forum on mobility without membership is co-authored by Carnegie Council Model International Mobility Convention's Michael Doyle & Mark James Wood.
- Great Inflation Expectations Won’t Save the Fed
The Wall Street Journal | Richard Katz | 05/20/2021
Central banking has become a game of expectations. In Japan, households’ inflation expectations tend to be highly correlated with the price changes they’re witnessing at the time, says former senior fellow Richard Katz in this "Wall Street Journal" article.
- Ethical Challenges in U.S. Foreign Policy
Practical Ethics Podcast | Joel H. Rosenthal | 05/17/2021
In this episode of the "Practical Ethics" podcast, Dr. David Perry, director of the Practical Ethics Institute, discusses some of the most pressing ethical challenges in U.S. foreign policy with Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal.
- The Present And Future Of Surveillance
WORT Radio | Arthur Holland Michel | 05/07/2021
In this episode of WORT Radio's "A Public Affair," Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Arthur Holland Michel expands on his "Wired" article about data fusion and the future of surveillance. “We are being watched in some way or another, 24/7, wherever we are," he says.
- Legacy of the Treaty of Versailles
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Ted Widmer | 04/29/2021
This segment from Australian Broadcasting Corporation's "Big Ideas" series highlights a 2019 Carnegie Council event on "100 Years After Versailles", with Erez Manela, Sean McMeekin, Seiji Shirane, and Ted Widmer.
- Half of financial institutions fail to conduct climate analysis, CDP says
Financial Times | Richard Katz | 04/28/2021
In this article from the "Financial Times", former senior fellow Richard Katz is quoted on Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's commitment to reduce the country's emissions by 46 percent by 2030.
- Police use of drones is setting the stage for private sector deployments
Tech Monitor | Arthur Holland Michel | 04/22/2021
Law enforcement agencies are often enthusiastic first adopters of drone technology. In this article for "Tech Monitor", senior fellow Arthur Holland Michel is quoted on how "issues around safety and privacy and security come front and center" within these agencies.
- Japan’s Looming Climate Showdown
Foreign Affairs | Richard Katz | 04/21/2021
Japan has pledged to “fundamentally shift” policy on coal-powered electricity, initiate a study on the feasibility of carbon pricing, and phase out gasoline-fueled vehicles by 2035. In this article for "Foreign Affairs", former senior fellow Richard Katz argues that these new measures will not only help curb emissions but may help inspire other countries in the region to take similar steps.
- Global Translations: Joe Biden's Modi operandi
Politico | Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin | 04/14/2021
U.S. Global Engagement Senior Fellows Nikolas Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin have their "Doorstep" interview with "The Washington Post"'s Christian Davenport promoted in the April 14 edition of the Global Translations newsletter from "Politico," titled "Joe Biden's Modi operandi."
- Does America Still Need to Worry So Much About Europe?
The National Interest | Nikolas K. Gvosdev | 03/29/2021
In this article for "The National Interest" U.S. Global Engagement Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev assesses the current state of the transatlantic relationship. He argues that Europe's centrality to American national and economic security is drawing to a close and this rebalancing will be a critical geopolitical challenge for the U.S. national security establishment.
- Warming Up to Solar Geoengineering
Axios | Janos Pasztor | 03/25/2021
As countries struggle to meet ambitious targets to reduce carbon emissions, officials are grappling with how to study ideas for engineering the Earth’s climate. In this article for "Axios," Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Janos Pasztor advocates for inclusion of more citizens into these conversations, as, "It will impact the one global atmosphere, so it will impact everybody."