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Upcoming Events

The Energy Transition: Power, Batteries, and New Mobility in Cities

In-Person EVENT
Corporate Leadership Conversations

Please join us for our next Corporate Leadership Conversation with UL Solutions on the Urban Energy Transition. 

Senior leaders from corporate partner companies discussing corporate sustainability at a Council event on April 11, 2023.

Rising Rents and Stagnant Wages: Today's Economic Challenges with Mary Daly

Hybrid EVENT

Join San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary Daly for a town hall on the unique economic challenges facing young Americans.

People pass in front of the New York Stock Exchange on March 21, 2023.
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Past Events

Opening Up "Oppenheimer"


Join the Council for a screening of Christopher Nolan’s "Oppenheimer," hosted by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

Robert Downey Jr, Christopher Nolan, Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy, Florence Pugh, and Matt Damon pose for a photo at an Oppenheimer promotional event in London.
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What Young Americans Think about Nuclear Weapons


Experts discuss the Council’s latest polling on nuclear issues and what more can be done to engage the next generation.

a nuclear cloud

Commentary & Analysis

GOP Calls to Invade Mexico Are More Than Just a Political Stunt

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

When in doubt about a foreign policy problem, Paul Poast argues, Washington’s first instinct is to turn to the military.

Mike Pence, Ron DeSantis and Vivek Ramaswamy stand on stage
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US Foreign Policy

Neighborhood Dynamics in SNAP Participation and Food Access

Global Food for Thought by Katie Wilberding

Accounting for neighborhood characteristics can help remove barriers to SNAP enrollment.

A sign advertises a program that allows food stamp recipients to use their EBT cards to shop at a farmer's market in Topsham, Maine.
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Food and Agriculture


2022 Public Attitudes on US Intelligence

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Biden-era surveys affirm continued support for the intelligence community but also signal growing partisanship.

President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
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Public Opinion

Encouraging Farmer Adoption of Regenerative Agriculture Practices in the United States

Report by Coauthors

Regenerative agriculture can help our food and agricultural systems become more resilient.

A woman and man crouch down in a field of cover crops and examine the plants.
Edwin Remsberg & USDA-SARE
Food and Agriculture


John Austin 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Midwest
Council expert John Austin
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