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Conversation with Lindsey O'Rourke, Covert Regime Change

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and political scientist Lindsey O’Rourke as they discuss O’Rourke’s remarkable book, Covert Regime Change. US foreign policy is based heavily on trying…

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Conversation with John Mearsheimer, How States Think

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and political scientist John Mearsheimer as they discuss Professor Mearsheimer’s latest book, How States Think: The Rationality of Foreign Policy. Hailed as the…

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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 Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Not "a Nation of Immigrants"

This meeting of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs took place on August 26, 2021. Prof. Sachs met with renowned historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz to discuss her newest book Not "a Nation of…

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Policing, racism, and colorism in America and beyond

Learn about the existing inequalities in America and you can reduce your own biases for a more equitable society. Learn about implicit bias and how to become a racial equity learner. This video is…

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The devaluation of assets in Black American communities

In this lecture, learn about cities and neighborhoods and examine how assets, housing, businesses, and other structures can build wealth or can be diminished by racist policies. This video is…

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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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Conversation with Martin Sherwin, Gambling with Armageddon

This conversation with Martin Sherwin took place on January 28, 2021, as part of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs. They discussed Sherwin's book Gambling with Armageddon and its fascinating…

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Implications of COVID-19 for Public Health and the SDGs

COVID-19 is complicating SDG implementation efforts as well as posing a real risk to achieving targets on communicable disease, education, life expectancy, and decent work. In this second virtual…

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The Epidemiology and Economics of Coronavirus

The COVID-19 global health pandemic is rapidly changing the ways we live and work. In the age of sustainable development and at a time when the world is working towards achieving the UN Sustainable…

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