The Doorstep: Ukraine at the Crossroads, with Maria Popova & Oxana Shevel
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by Maria Popova, Oxana Shevel, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin
5d ago
Ahead of the second anniversary of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, McGill University's Maria Popova and Tufts University's Oxana Shevel, co-authors of Russia and Ukraine: Entangled Histories and Diverging States, join Doorstep co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin to discuss shifting Ukraine-Russia war narratives and expectations. How can Ukraine continue to rally support and challenge rising sentiment that Russia is "unstoppable"? What more can the media do to broaden perspectives and counter disinformation? What can we expect for Ukraine over the next year? For mo ..read more
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Prepare, Don't Panic: Navigating the Digital Rights Landscape, with Sam Gregory
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by Sam Gregory, Anja Kaspersen
1w ago
In this episode, Senior Fellow Anja Kaspersen speaks with Sam Gregory, executive director of WITNESS and a leading voice in human rights and civic journalism. Their discussion delves into the challenges and opportunities presented by synthetic data, AI-generated media, and deepfakes. Gregory discusses his pioneering "Prepare, Don't Panic" campaign and shares insights from his TED talk, "When AI Can Fake Reality, Who Can You Trust?" He emphasizes the importance of watermarking for data provenance and tackles the role of authenticity in today's digital landscape. The conversation also covers the ..read more
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Mapping the Impact of Data Fusion on Freedom, Security, and Human Rights
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by Chris Gilliard, Eleni Manis, Arthur Holland Michel
1w ago
Today, communities are experiencing the effects of the widespread adoption by law enforcement of data fusion technology: automated software for correlating and fusing surveillance data from a growing web of sources. Though this technology has received scant attention compared to other novel forms of surveillance, its civil liberties implications are grave. This virtual panel discussion explores the impact of data fusion and examines critical ethical questions around its development and use. This panel was moderated by Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Arthur Holland Michel and featured an exclusi ..read more
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The Doorstep: How an Unreliable United States Destabilizes the Globe, with Nahal Toosi
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by Nahal Toosi, Tatiana Serafin
1w ago
Nahal Toosi, senior foreign affairs correspondent for Politico, returns to The Doorstep to discuss how chaos in domestic politics is weakening the United States on the world stage. How are far right Republicans undermining Secretary of State Antony Blinken's negotiations with Israel? What is the fate of President Biden's once heavily promoted omnipolicy or "foreign policy for the middle class"? Will there be another major black swan foreign policy crisis in 2024 that further upends U.S. standing? For more, please go to: https://carnegiecouncil.co/the-doorstep-nahal-toosi   ..read more
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Global Justice in a Turbulent World, by Abiodun Williams
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by Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
2w ago
In this Ethical Article, Professor Abiodun Williams writes that the international order is facing a period of unusual turbulence and that "order with justice is an urgent imperative in our times." To read this article, please go to: carnegiecouncil.org.  ..read more
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Human Rights, Security, & the Helsinki Legacy: A Discussion with Peter Osnos
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by Peter L. W. Osnos, Joel H. Rosenthal
3w ago
This Carnegie Council special event features a roundtable conversation with author Peter Osnos on human rights, security, and the legacy of the Helsinki Accords. Osnos is the founder of the publishing house PublicAffairs and is a former correspondent and editor for The Washington Post. His latest book is titled Would You Believe . . . The Helsinki Accords Changed the World? This event took place at Carnegie Council on January 24, 2024. For more, please go to carnegiecouncil.org.  ..read more
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The Doorstep: The Future of Foreign Policy is Feminist, with Kristina Lunz
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by Kristina Lunz, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin
3w ago
Women are underrepresented at all levels of decision-making worldwide. According to the latest United Nations data, only 11.3 percent of countries have women heads of state, and 9.8 percent have women heads of government. Representation at ministerial and local levels is higher but nowhere near parity leading to missing voices in national policymaking. With the globe enflamed in multiple crises from wars to climate disasters, new frameworks for cooperation are needed. In the new English translation of her book on feminist foreign policy, activist and political scientist Kristina Lunz seek ..read more
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When Science Meets Power, with Geoff Mulgan
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by Geoff Mulgan, Anja Kaspersen
1M ago
This special episode features Senior Fellow Anja Kaspersen in conversation with University College London's Professor Geoff Mulgan. They reflect on the year 2023, delve into trends shaping technology's impact on society, and discuss the critical interplay between science, governance, and power dynamics. Mulgan, renowned for his work on technology's societal implications, shares insights from his varied career in policy, academia, and technology. They explore the evolving landscape of AI and its broader societal implications and the "billionaire problem," which underscores the urgent need for i ..read more
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Imagining Success in a Post-Quantum Future, by Zhanna L. Malekos Smith
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by Zhanna L. Malekos Smith
1M ago
In this Ethical Article, Visiting Fellow Zhanna L. Malekos Smith writes that quantum technology could usher in a "new era of computation." How can states, international institutions, and industries prepare? To read this article, please go to carnegiecouncil.org.  ..read more
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The Doorstep: Can the Nation-State Survive in 2024? with Judah Grunstein
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by Judah Grunstein, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin
1M ago
Judah Grunstein, editor-in-chief of World Politics Review, joins Doorstep co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin for his annual review of global power shifts. With military and social conflicts pressuring nation-states, Grunstein discusses the fracturing, power vacuums, and identitarianism that will re-shape international politics in 2024. With nearly half the globe headed to the polls, major changes are on the horizon. How will migration and extreme weather impact electorate demands? To what extent will organized labor shift economic paradigms? Will the Global South finally ..read more
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