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Nebraska Ethanol Board to Host Emerging Issues Forum

Registration is now open for the Nebraska Ethanol Board’s Emerging Issues Forum, scheduled for April 12-13 in Omaha. Agenda topics on the program include: Biofuel Policy Panel Discussion: Trump Administration Impacts on Ethanol Production...Show More Summary

Don't use monetary policy to boost wages

(February 11, 2018 03:48 PM, by Scott Sumner) I recently received notification of a new Brookings conference on wages: On February 28, The Hamilton Project at Brookings will host a forum to explore the most effective policy options to revitalize wage growth, including: the potential for boosting wage... (8 COMMENTS)

Congressman Cramer Reconsidering Run for U.S. Senate Race

U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer speaks at a policy summit hosted by the Americans for Prosperity-North Dakota on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at the Avalon Events Center in Fargo. David Samson / The Forum Roughly a month ago Congressman Kevin Cramer announced that he would not be running for the U.S. Show More Summary

Ways to make data sharing between the global north and south more fair

(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Many researchers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are hesitant to embrace open data policies. In this Policy Forum, David Serwadda et al. highlight the underlying concerns behind this hesitancy, as well as ways to foster more trust and equality surrounding open datasets.

2018 forecasts: Facebook changes give early win to Lisa MacLeod

In year-end predictions, World Editors Forum board member, Lisa MacLeod, head of Digital at Tiso Blackstar, foretold of "dramatic policy decisions emanating from Planet Zuckerberg." When on Friday, Facebook announced major changes to its news feed affecting publishers worldwide, we decided to revisit her five forecasts for 2018. Show More Summary

Georgetown Hosts Conference Today On Can An Internationally Competitive Tax System Protect Its Tax Base?

The Georgetown Institute of International Economic Law and International Tax Policy Forum host a conference today on Can an Internationally Competitive Tax System Protect Its Tax Base?: Recent International Measures to Limit Tax Base Erosion Mihir Desai (Harvard) (moderator) Calum Dewar (PwC) Mike Williams (Director, Business and International Tax, HM...

Burkhart’s entertainers say bar’s racism runs deeper than owners

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Project Q

Performers who quit Burkhart's made it clear during a public forum they won't return unless the bar is swept clean of owners and managers who they say put in place racist policies and show little appreciation for them.

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: The Titan of Davos

During his address at the World Economic Forum in Davos, President Trump said “America is open for business.”

Trump heads to Swiss forum to showcase economic policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is in salesman mode as he heads to a global summit in the Swiss Alps. Trump is set to arrive at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday to declare that the United States is open for business. Show More Summary

Trump’s America First Policy Is Still ‘Absolutely’ Committed to Free Trade, Treasury Secretary Says

4 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

President Donald Trump will take an overnight flight Wednesday to attend the World Economic Forum, but members of his Cabinet are already at the conference and promoting the president’s America First policy.

Donald Trump dials back on ‘America First’ agenda while rubbing elbows with elites at Davos

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump ran on an “America First” policy, but his appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland seems to be turning against that policy as the United States ranking falters. The Steve Bannon-influenced policy is taking a shift, however. The Washington Post...

US wants to work with rest of world at Davos: Steve Mnuchin

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said Donald Trump’s visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos was intended to promote international partnerships, despite the US president’s protectionist “America First” policies. … protectionist “America...

Trudeau takes shot at Trump protectionism at Davos forum

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau criticised the protectionist policies of US President Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday while fervently defending the virtues of free trade. In a speech alluding to Trump...Show More Summary

Global wealth inequality in focus at Davos summit

US President Donald Trump's 'America First' trade policy and growing gap between rich and poor dominated discussions on the second day of the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

How The World Economic Forum Is Tackling The Dangers Of Big Tech

The World Economic Forum’s new center in San Francisco—not Davos—is beta testing public policies to head off mayhem from runaway technologies like AI. As the rich, famous, and powerful overrun Davos this week, it’s easy to imagine the annual World Economic Forum meeting as a lot of elbow rubbing and champagne guzzling. Show More Summary

Nature provides more to people than material benefits

The role of culture and diverse knowledge systems needs to be recognized when assessing nature's contributions to people, a new policy forum paper in Science states. Alexander van Oudenhoven and thirty global experts present a new approach that will increase the effectiveness and legitimacy of policies and decisions relating to nature and environmental change.

How Trump Could Derail the Special Counsel Investigation

This piece was originally published on Just Security, an online forum for analysis of U.S. national security law and policy. All eyes are on what Donald Trump will do, as the oracles on Twitter and the Hill have predicted that the president may fire special counsel Robert S. Show More Summary

Collusion Doesn’t Have to Be Criminal

This piece was originally published on Just Security, an online forum for analysis of U.S. national security law and policy. During the hearing with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday, some members of the House Judiciary...Show More Summary

Why Conservatives Should Embrace Robert Mueller

This piece was originally published on Just Security, an online forum for analysis of U.S. national security law and policy. It appears that an effort is now underway by some Republicans to damage the credibility of Robert Mueller’s team in anticipation that damning evidence may emerge from the special counsel’s investigation into the Trump campaign. Show More Summary

Dubious Don Jr.

This piece was originally published on Just Security, an online forum for analysis of U.S. national security law and policy. Donald Trump Jr., the president’s son, met with the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI)...Show More Summary

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