21May, 2019

Obama’s Top General Slams Trump Military Pardons as ‘Abdication of Moral Responsibility’

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Washington Examiner| May 21, 2019
By John Gage

Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey slammed President Trump for his plan to pardon several military members charged with war crimes.
“Absent evidence of innocence or injustice the wholesale pardon of US service members accused of war crimes signals our troops and allies that we don’t take the Law of Armed Conflict seriously. Bad […]

17May, 2019

Treating Data as an Asset: Data Entrepreneurship in the Service of Patients

Eric Perakslis, News|

Rethinking Clinical Trials | May 10, 2019
Presentation by Eric Perakslis

Access the full presentation here: https://rethinkingclinicaltrials.org/news/may-10-2019-treating-data-as-an-asset-data-entrepreneurship-in-the-service-of-patients-eric-perakslis-phd/

17May, 2019

Is Health-care Data the New Blood?

Eric Perakslis, News|

The Lancet Digital Health
Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2019, Pages e8-e9
By Eric Perakslis and Andrea Coravos

Access the full article: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/landig/article/PIIS2589-7500(19)30001-9/fulltext#articleInformation 

13May, 2019

Ambassador Jack and Rebecca Matlock Archives Open at Duke University

Jack Matlock, News|

American Diplomacy | May, 2019

Diplomacy, to my mind, is a thoughtful, patient, and long-term approach to international relations, a constant building of relationships, leading eventually and hopefully to trust, cooperation and mutual benefit.   It is not merely a negotiation, no matter how successful. Without the foundation of the relationship, you might “win” once, but not so […]

8May, 2019

Republican Bruce Westerman Proposes Curbing Western Wildfires Through Forest Management Overhaul

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The Washington Examiner | May 8, 2019
By Josh Siegel

Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., introduced legislation Wednesday to expand the pace and scale of forest management projects meant to reduce the risk of wildfires that have become more destructive and common.

The bill represents a continued push by Republicans backed by the Trump administration who argue poor forest […]

12Apr, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin on Federal Reserve Nominee

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Sarah Bloom Raskin, former Fed governor and deputy treasury secretary, joins CNBC’s “Closing Bell” to discuss the opposition to President Trump’s nomination of Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve Board and comments from Fed vice chair Richard Clarida.

Senate should look at prior statements of Fed nominees, says former Fed Reserve governor
CNBC: The Closing Bell
April 11, […]

10Apr, 2019

Bonnie: Conservation Needs Paradigm Shift

News, Robert Bonnie|

Branding Iron | April 9, 2019
By Elizabeth Chambers

Conservation policy needs more carrots and fewer sticks if we are going to create a long-lasting and effective model of protecting the natural environment, says former Natural Resources and Environment undersecretary at the United States Department of Agriculture Robert Bonnie.

Bonnie, currently the Rubenstein Fellow at Duke University, spoke Thursday at the […]

9Apr, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin on the Dangers of Politicizing the Fed

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Rubenstein Fellow Sarah Bloom Raskin, a former governor of the Federal Reserve and deputy treasury secretary, comments on the dangers of appointing political allies to the Federal Reserve Board.

Trump Taps Former Pizza Exec Cain for Fed Seat
CFO | April 5, 2019
By Matthew Heller

Why Politicizing the Federal Reserve Could Have Dangerous Consequences
CNN | April 5, 2019
By Matt […]

9Apr, 2019

Moore Wants Feds To Slash Interest Rates Right Away

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The Rock Gazette | April 4, 2019
By Richard Fernandez

Stephen Moore is asking the Federal Reserve to slash the interest rates immediately, a move that would reinforce the fears of Wall Street of an impending recession. The economist of President Donald Trump Moore on Tuesday said that he would be nominating to the Federal Reserve that […]

27Mar, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin on the U.S. Economy

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Sarah Bloom Raskin, former Fed governor and deputy treasury secretary, joins CNBC’s “Closing Bell” to discuss the current state of the U.S. economy and the latest moves from the Federal Reserve.

Former Fed governor breaks down possibility of a rate cut this year
CNBC: The Closing Bell
March 26, 2019, 3:54 PM EST