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October 18, 2018

​The Humanity of a Mother's Phone Call:
Challenges in Family Reunification During an Era of Zero Tolerance

A Conversation with Laura Peña
Visiting Attorney at the Texas Civil Rights Project

Thursday, October 18, 2018

4:30 - 6:00 pm

Rome Building, Room 806

Nearly 200 children remain separated from their parents following government separation of migrant families. Despite a judicial injunction and executive order, family separations continue to happen on a smaller scale but still result in violations...

Brain drains have existed as long as there has been economic disparity between geographic areas. More recently, they have been among the primary negative effects of the lopsided globalization that has long favored the developed world at the expense of developing economies. The brain-drain phenomenon occurs when skilled, educated people migrate to pursue better living standards and quality of life, higher wages, more personal freedom, access to the latest cutting-edge technologies and solutions,...

September 18, 2018

Francis Fukuyama, Mosbacher Director of the Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University

Dr. Francis Fukuyama joined the school for a discussion on the impacts of identity on global politics, drawn from his new book, Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment.

Fukuyama stated that identity has been underestimated in the current world where new forms of nationalism, religious politic...

This article originally appeared in The Washington Post on July 6, 2018. View it here.

When the French national team electrified the world two decades ago with a 3-0 drubbing of powerhouse Brazil in the World Cup final, Kylian Mbappé had not yet even been born. On Saturday, the 19-year-old French striker accomplished a feat that only one other player has ever achieved: scoring two goals in a World Cup match as a teenager.

The other player to achieve that milestone? The Brazilian legend, Pele, back...

April 18, 2014

The Politics of American Foreign Policy weaves seamlessly together in-depth examinations of the psychological roots and foreign policy consequences of the liberal-conservative divide, the cultural, socio-racial, economic, and political dimensions of American ideology, and the moral values and foreign policy orientations that divide Democrats and Republicans. Within this context, the book explores in detail why American liberals and conservatives disagree over US policy relating to Latin America,...

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