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Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Understanding the Fight Against Human Trafficking in the 115th Congress

The McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University, Prime Policy Group and the National Association of Counties (NACo), held the ninth installment of the McCain...

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Cybersecurity Self-Defense Class

We’ve heard more about personal cybersecurity over the past several months than in the previous 20 years. (May we never hear the words “private email server” again.) You may not be high on Putin's...

Tuesday, February 07, 2017
The Global Leadership Symposium: Embracing Disruption

The Global Leadership Symposium: Embracing Disruption was the first convocation of the McCain Institute’s first 44 global Next Generation Leaders (NGLs) around their diverse...

Monday, February 06, 2017
2nd annual Human Trafficking Symposium

The McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University hosted the 2nd Annual Human Trafficking Symposium on Feb. 6, 2017 at The Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington....

Thursday, February 02, 2017
The Spawn of Frankenstein

No work of literature has done more to shape the way people think about science and its moral consequences than Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Frankenstein. Today, almost two centuries after...

Friday, January 27, 2017
Confronting Scientific Controversies: Do Facts Matter?

There are a lot of reasons why people might reject an established scientific finding, or overstate scientific support for dubious claims. Economic interests might be at play when an oil company...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Will the Internet Always Be American?

The internet embodied American values of openness and free speech when it came into its own at a time of exuberant globalization. To this day, the leading players connecting millions of...

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Where Are They Now: A Look at America’s Next Generation Universities

Of the 11.6 million jobs created after the Great Recession, 95% of those went to those with at least some college education. As the college degree remains critical to national and individual...

Friday, December 09, 2016
Future Conflict & Emerging Technologies

Rapid advances in technology are making the world more complex, interconnected, and dangerous—while undermining the long-standing tools, institutions, and assumptions we have...

Friday, December 09, 2016
2016 National Competitiveness Forum - Clarion Call

On the occasion of its 30th Anniversary and the transition to a new Administration, the U.S. Council on Competitiveness released its annual Clarion Call, an assessment of the nation’s economic...

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Law and Order Circa 2050

Powerful technologies from new surveillance systems to predictive algorithms are transforming the way law enforcement prevents and fights crime. They hold the promise of a much safer future...

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth’s Newest Age

Traces of the impact of civilization on our planet are everywhere. Global warming, mass extinctions, and the proliferation of man-made technologies have served as harbingers for a new era in the...

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