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19Apr, 2018

Farms and Forests: The Future of Federal Climate Policy?

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Alex Rudee is a second-year Master of Environmental Management student on the Bass Connections Turning the Mid-Century Decarbonization Strategy into Concrete Policy for U.S. Forests and Agriculture project team. His team, which is being led by the former Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and current Rubenstein Fellow, […]

5Apr, 2018

Once Used for Natural Disasters, Resilience Theory Informs Financial Regulation Debate

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

Duke Today | April 3, 2018 By Colin Colter Sarah Bloom Raskin speaks at the financial regulation panel held in the Duke in DC office. With her is Lee Reiners of Duke Law and Tom Quaadman. Photo by Colin Colter Regulation cannot protect financial systems from all large market downturns, but building resilience into the system may […]

3Apr, 2018

Treasury’s Tax Law Architect, Justin Muzinich, Is Tapped as Deputy Secretary

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

The New York Times | April 2, 2018 By Alan Rappeport President Trump on Monday will tap Justin Muzinich, a top aide to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, as the Treasury Department’s deputy secretary, a powerful role that includes overseeing a broad portfolio of policy matters like taxes, financial regulation, trade and economic sanctions. The nomination […]

29Mar, 2018

How a Four-Star General and a Berkeley Professor Came to Write a Leadership Book Together

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Washington Post | March 29, 2018 By Jena McGregor ‘Radical Inclusion’ co-authors Ori Brafman (left) and Gen. Martin Dempsey (Photo courtesy of Saskia Potter) The first time Ori Brafman met Martin Dempsey, the author and leadership adviser found himself on the four-star general’s office computer pulling up images of the Burning Man festival — the event in the […]

23Mar, 2018

Duke Honor Council Celebrates 25th Anniversary During Integrity Week

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

Duke Today | March 23, 2018 By Geoffrey Mock Duke students lead the Duke Honor Council For 25 years, Duke students have helped take the lead on maintaining classroom integrity. To recognize the anniversary of the Duke Honor Code, the student-led Honor Council is organizing a series of events next week to mark Integrity Week. The events are part […]

13Mar, 2018

“Radical Inclusion” Authors Gen. Dempsey and Ori Brafman on Leading in Today’s World

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CBS News | March 8, 2018 A former military leader and a college professor are teaming up to offer advice on the challenges of leadership with their new book, “Radical Inclusion: What the Post-9/11 World Should Have Taught Us About Leadership.” Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey spent 41 years in the military, culminating in four years as […]

13Mar, 2018

Martin Dempsey: Trump Will Need ‘Stamina’ to Deal with North Korea

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Washington Examiner | March 9, 2018 By Pete Kasperowicz Former President Barack Obama’s top military adviser said Friday that President Trump needs to be ready to outlast North Korean officials when he opens talks with Kim Jong Un in May about its nuclear ambitions. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under Obama, said […]

13Mar, 2018

Gen. Martin Dempsey on Leadership and ‘Radical Inclusion’

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NPR News, Morning Edition | March 8, 2018 By Steve Inskeep NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks with former Army Gen. Martin Dempsey about his new book Radical Inclusion, in which he argues that the demands of leadership have changed since Sept. 11. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Retired generals played a high-profile role in the 2016 presidential campaign. Hillary Clinton had […]

2Mar, 2018

Democrats Insist Dodd-Frank Relief Bill Would Loosen Rules for Foreign Megabanks

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Washington Examiner | March 1, 2018 By Joseph Lawler Senate Democrats on Thursday rejected Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell’s assurances that a bipartisan bill offering relief from Dodd-Frank rules wouldn’t loosen rules on foreign megabanks like Deutsche Bank and Santander. During a Senate Banking Committee hearing, Powell told proponents of the bill, which is expected […]

21Feb, 2018

Eradicating Poverty through Energy Innovation

Jim Rogers, News

Arizona State University | February 16, 2018 Access to energy is at the nexus of many social problems, and improving the ability of people to gain access to affordable, reliable energy could help mitigate the effects of poverty and a host of related challenges, such as access to clean water, food, healthcare, adequate housing and clean environments. […]