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Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Authors & Insights: Seamus Hughes and Brette Steele

Today, Deputy Director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University Seamus Hughes joined McCain Institute Senior Director of the Preventing Targeted Violence Program Brette...

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Authors & Insights: Tara Kangarlou and Jon Decker

Join the McCain Institute for International Leadership for its next installment of its book talk virtual series on Wednesday, June 23. This event will feature journalist, author, humanitarian and...

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Debate: We All Need to Rush Back to the Office

Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase’s chairman and CEO, is sick of Zoom calls. He’s told his employees to start getting ready to return to the office this summer, and to learn to...

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Conversations With Secretary Mark Esper: Carl Bildt on Biden’s Trip to Europe

Join the McCain Institute for International Leadeship as it premieres a new series of one-on-one conversations with Former Secretary of Defense and the Army and John...

Thursday, June 10, 2021
Authors & Insights: Chris Brose and Nick Rasmussen

Anduril Industries Head of Strategy Chris Brose joined McCain Institute non-resident Senior Fellow Nick Rasmussen for a discussion of his book “Kill Chain: Defending America in the Future of...

Tuesday, June 01, 2021
Imagining a New Future for Nuclear Power

If nuclear power is to be an important source of carbon-free energy in the United States, the industry must confront its history, and acknowledge why public support for this source of energy has...

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Policy Choices and Contagion: The Covid Pandemic and the Climate Crisis

Behavioral contagion refers to how ideas and behaviors often spread in ways that resemble the spread of infectious disease. Exposure to others infected by a virus, for example, makes people...

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
[ONLINE] - Authors & Insights: Cindy McCain and Ambassador Josette Sheeran

McCain Institute Board of Trustees Chair Cindy McCain joined McCain Institute Executive Chairman Ambassador Josette Sheeran for a discussion of her new book “Stronger: Courage, Hope, &...

Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Test Gods with Nicholas Schmidle

Test Gods is an epic story about extreme bravery and sacrifice, about the thin line between lunacy and genius. Most of all, it is a story about the pursuit of meaning in our lives—and the...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Can Alternative Meats Bring The Heartland More Than Burgers?

The rise of alternative meats—either plant-based or lab-grown—could bring huge benefits for the environment, public...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Amanda Ripley, High Conflict

Many books attempt to make sense of the polarization and division that have consumed American politics in recent years, but Amanda Ripley's HIGH CONFLICT examines why so many people in their daily...