News

Oct 16, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Some argue that U.S. foreign affairs should be left to Congress and the President. But as more executive and legislative actions arise in this arena, is a judicial defense of fundamental rights needed? 

Restoring the Global...

Oct 16, 2019
Princeton Environmental Institute
Research Briefs

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Oct 16, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Economists shape conversations on topics ranging from business to politics, and their influence is widely felt; the Federal Reserve, trade negotiations, and public spending have become central focuses of political debate. But economists weren’t always permanent fixtures in policymaking.

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Oct 15, 2019
Stockholm University and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Features

The intensive fires in the Amazon, the rapid melting of glaciers and ice sheets, and continued loss of biodiversity all illustrate that our planet is changing at a dangerous pace. At the same time, we are entering a period of unprecedented technological change.

Artificial intelligence (AI) in combination with sensor technology and...

Oct 14, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WWS Reacts

Last week, President Donald Trump withdrew all U.S. troops from northern Syria. Later, a deal was made between the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, allowing Syrian troops — most of whom are Kurdish — to head north to confront Turkish forces. What will all of this mean for the eight-year Syrian Civil War and...

Jordan Burns
Oct 14, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Features
Oct 9, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Racism affects our criminal justice system — from policing methods to prison-system structures to punishments issued for different crimes. More than 50 years after the publication of the Kerner Report — which investigated the 1967 race riots — many of the same problems of institutionalized racism persist today.

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Oct 9, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Research Briefs

Pesticides are present in many food products and play a central role in the production of traded agriculture, giving them global and economic significance — and necessitating proper regulation. Yet, some pesticide companies may put profit ahead of protecting the public from potential harms.

A researcher at...

Oct 8, 2019
Office of Communications
Features

Double Sights installationRising 39 feet above Scudder Plaza and standing adjacent to Robertson Hall, the home of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Relations...

Oct 8, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Free markets and representative elections triumphed throughout the 20th century, giving rise to a robust form of democratic capitalism. Today, this is under threat due to insurgent populism, extreme polarization, and crippling income inequality.

How did we get here, and where are we going next?...

Rocio Cara Labrador
Oct 7, 2019
News & Awards
Oct 3, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Many conservative politicians have used the term “free enterprise” as a rallying cry during the past few elections. Yet, the exact meaning of the phrase is unclear. Where did this idea come from? What did it mean in different time periods? And what are the stakes in how we define it?

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