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Conversation with Keisha N. Blain: Until I Am Free

During this session, Dr. Keisha N. Blain discussed her new book Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America. A blend of social commentary, biography, and intellectual…

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Conversation with Eric Foner, The Second Founding

During this session, the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs discussed The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution by Pulitzer Prize-winner Eric Foner. In his…

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Conversation with Patricia Sullivan, Justice Rising

This conversation with Professor Patrica Sullivan took place on June 24, 2021, as part of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs. They discussed Prof. Sullivan's book Justice Rising: Robert…

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Interview with Inger Andersen, UNEP

This video is the second video of unit 5.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Human Rights and Justice

This video is part of Module 5: How can we improve human development in cities? A human rights approach can address this problem and promote cities as spaces of equality, inclusion, and empowerment.…

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Transparency and accountability

Transparency is defined as a flow of relevant, timely, and reliable information, information in the economic, financial, social, institution, and political arenas, which is accessible to all relevant…

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Achieving Large Global Goals

Negotiating climate agreements is one of the toughest challenges that humanity will face in the long-term, but can be achieved to honor the 2-degree Celsius limit through a large-scale social…

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The Hierarchy of Rights

Our understanding of rights is divided into two categories. On the one hand, we have civil and political rights–for example free speech, which is linked to Western nation. On the other hand, we…

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