Ben Wizner, ACLU
Wed, 04/19/2017

For more than 15 years, Wizner has worked at the intersection of civil liberties and national security, litigating...

Branko Milanovic, Graduate Center, CUNY
Thu, 04/07/2016

Branko Milanovic, Presidential Professor at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, delivered this year’s...

William Easterly, New York University
Mon, 04/13/2015

Over the last century, global poverty has largely been viewed as a technical problem that merely requires the right “...

David Laitin, Stanford University
Mon, 04/06/2015

Lecture 3 - A Search for Causes: Why has Africa been the “Final Frontier”?
Africa has lagged the...

David Laitin, Stanford University
Thu, 04/02/2015

Lecture 2 - A Half-Century of Dysfunctional Politics
Africa has lagged the rest of the developing...

David Laitin, Stanford University
Wed, 04/01/2015

Lecture 1 - The Unfulfilled Dreams of African Independence

Africa has lagged the rest of the...

Lisa Guenther, Vanderbilt University
Tue, 03/31/2015

The United States is the only Western democratic nation to practice capital punishment in the 21st century. Lethal...