As the coronavirus forces factories to shut down, what is the obligation of Western retailers to the workers who make their garments?
War on the Rocks
Fletcher student Robert Bell co-authors this piece exploring how transatlantic allies should plan for war despite having "different visions of how or with whom it might be fought."
Fletcher’s Karen Jacobsen and Friedman's Charles Simpson compiled these stories from global refugees about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Harvard Business Review
Fletcher's Bhaskar Chakravorti and Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi discuss new research, done in collaboration with the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, that analyzes the “social distance readiness” of the economies of 42 countries in response to the coronavirus pandemic, including the strength of internet infrastructures and key digital platforms and payment systems.
The Traveling Fellows Program provides critical support for artists in early stages of their career
The Washington Post
Fletcher's Dan Drezner explores how COVID-19 has brought the Beltway and American public together on their view of China as a threat.
The Daily Star
Shafiqul Islam, from Engineering and Fletcher, writes this piece outlining how Bangladesh can minimize the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cummings School Adjunct Professor Wiku Adisasmito writes this opinion piece on how Indonesia can learn from other countries how to develop a customized COVID-19 mitigation strategy.
The Talloires Network and the Open Society University Network (OSUN) announced the launch of the OSUN-TN Educational Partnership with a new project aimed at supporting universities engaged in the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Communities Of Virtual Alliance & Inter-Dependence (or “COV-AID”). The pilot phase of COV-AID consists of two parts: a six month webinar series entitled “Adapting to the New Reality: Civically Engaged Universities Offer Strategies and Hope;” and a Student Engagement Award.