Arturo Sarukhan, Mexican Ambassador to the United States, discusses the bilateral goals of national security and economic prosperity.
Tag: Policy Talk
Lily Eskelsen, Vice President, National Education Association, discusses the Priority Schools campaign and the need for education reforms in districts with low-incomes and high unemployment.
Robert Velasco, II, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, discusses Americorps, SeniorCorps and other programs that use volunteerism to improve communities across the nation.
PolicyTalk: Former Ambassador Ron Kirk on Innovation, Education and Creating New Markets for American Goods
Former Ambassador Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative, discusses the global economic environment and U.S. trade practices, education and innovation will help create jobs and grow wealth.
Dr. Kevin Gallagher of Boston University discusses speculative capital flows in developing countries and the need for the G20 and International Monetary Fund to allow countries to regulate capital in order to prevent asset bubbles, currency appreciation and layoffs in the developing world.
PolicyTalk: U.S. Rep. Grace Flores Napolitano (D-CA) discusses education, mental health, and healthy food in schools.
Allan C. Golston, President of the United States Program at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses creating a vibrant educational environment in the U.S and the particular importance of engaging minority communities in this process.
PolicyTalk: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) discusses the role of technology in creating jobs, especially in communities of color, at the 2011 Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference.
Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA, discusses her organization’s role in supporting and developing girls and women, especially in Latino communities, to become strong leaders across the United States.
PolicyTalk: Dr. Kevin Gallagher Discusses the Role of Chinese Financing and Investment in Latin America
Dr. Kevin Gallagher of Boston University discusses the role of Chinese financing in Latin America and the potentially positive and negative consequences of those loans. For more information, see Dr. Gallagher’s blog at America’s Quarterly or at the Financial Times (subscription may be required).