Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor of Sustainable Development, Professor of Health Policy and Management, and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, is also Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals. His books include The End of Poverty and Common Wealth.

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Ebola Patient Transfer
Culture & Society 4

Responding to Ebola

The horrific Ebola epidemic in at least four West African countries demands not only an emergency response to halt the outbreak, but also re-consideration of some basic assumptions concerning global… read more

War dead
World Affairs 17

The Waste of War

Organized collective violence in the industrial age is tragedy, disaster, and devastation; it solves no political problems. War has become a continuation not of politics, as Clausewitz thought, but… read more

Newsart for Putin’s Perilous Course
World Affairs 10

Putin’s Perilous Course

Following Russia’s forcible takeover of Crimea, it is almost unimaginable that normal economic relations between Russia and the West could survive a Russian invasion or annexation of another part of… read more

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