The de facto expropriation of Crimea by Russia raises serious questions about the perceived legitimacy of the new government in Kiev, ethnicity in Ukraine, Russian history, Russian pride, and Russia's ability to project its power in the future.
Co-authored with Cathy Clark and Jed Emerson. Some may be surprised to hear it, but impact investing would barely exist -- certainly not at its curr...
in 2014, retiring in our early sixties is neither personally agreeable nor fiscally sustainable. Can you really play golf and receive a pension check for 30 years?
As Google strives to drive innovation into the challenge of living better longer, there's a real chance to have a global impact.
After the G8 event, it seems that the world is finally getting serious about beating a disease that has been rightly identified as the 21st century's "ticking-time bomb."
As we redouble our commitment to eradicate AIDS on the occasion of World Aids Day last week, perhaps the global health community will also step up to the Alzheimer's crisis.
It is understandable that there is a limited appetite for healthcare investment in the U.S. and around the globe today. Purse-strings are tight, and the outcomes of healthcare investment can seem far in the distance. But this is mistaken.
In the coming months, we will see if wealthiest countries and Africa demonstrate mutual accountability, or if it is left to another generation to find a solution that is already within our grasp.
If the U.S. can make the needed strategic investments in Alzheimer's research today, it will pave the way not only for its own fiscal and economic health, but also for that of other nations.
Civil society organizations should exert pressure on the G8 -- as well as the other G20 countries -- to take more concrete steps to address financial corruption, which is robbing both developing and developed countries of essential tax income.
There have been no successful discoveries of new classes of antibiotics since 1987. Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently warned the public of a four-fold increase in one group of "nightmare bacteria."
PARIS, FRANCE -- As the G8 leaders meet in Lough Erne to discuss the world economy, they should keep in mind the proper role nutrition plays in develo...
We have had much G8 rhetoric around nutrition and food security over the last several years and the renewed interest in this quintessential intervention for human development is good, but needs to be backed up by a transparent accountability framework that can trace every promised dollar.
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES -- Next week, the heads of state of the Group of Eight (G8) countries will meet at an exclusive golf hideaway on Lough Erne ...
MOSCOW, RUSSIA -- Last week in preparation for the G8 meeting in Northern Ireland, German Chancellor Angela Merkel invited a group of civil society or...
The gulf between the growing peasant movement and the solutions advanced by the corporate food regime is not only vast, it separates actors and institutions that are diametrically opposed regarding who should control the world's food system.