By Surili Sutaria Patel and Vernice Miller-Travis

From extreme weather to wildfires and heat waves — climate change is a threat multiplier. The effects of climate events, like worsening air quality and the spread of insect- and animal-borne diseases, lead to life-threatening health impacts. …


Los conocimientos globales sobre el bienestar impulsan la innovación en Estados Unidos.

Por Jennifer Messenger y Fernanda Salazar Mejía

La economía ocupa un lugar privilegiado en muchos países. Se nutre, se prioriza e, incluso, es vista como un ser vivo cuyo crecimiento es natural y beneficia a todos. La idea…


By Alexandra Byron, Arunima Jamwal, Lauren Himiak and Nicholas Drushella

We are in the midst of a coordinated attack — at unprecedented levels — on our constitutional right to abortion. For decades, anti-abortion lawmakers have been chipping away at reproductive freedom, reducing access to health care and punishing those who…


Global insights about well-being spark U.S. innovation

By Jennifer Messenger and Fernanda Salazar Mejía

The economy holds a special place of honor in many countries. It’s nurtured, prioritized, even viewed as a living being whose growth is natural and good for everyone. The idea that our progress as a nation…


We are at a historic point in the debate over migration. Global migration has more than tripled since 1960, rising from 77 million to 272 million in 2019. …


Sharing new tools that will transform the U.S. food system

By Kevin T. Kirkpatrick

With encouraging signs that the United States is approaching a much more manageable phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be tempting to want to shrug off anything related to it and turn the page as…


By Eric Friedenwald-Fishman and Jennifer Messenger

We are at a pivotal moment as a nation and as a global community to redefine what matters to us, how we define progress and purpose, and how that then drives our decision-making, systems and structures. …


The Guilty Verdict of Police Officer Derek Chauvin

The guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin is a step towards police accountability. It is not justice. True justice would mean that George Floyd was still alive today. …


By Jennifer Messenger, Metropolitan Group

Earning people’s trust is key to making the COVID-19 vaccine work — and we all have a role to play.

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine is great news, bringing hope for the end of the pandemic. But the vaccine itself won’t save lives; getting people vaccinated will. As change agents, our voices are needed.

Dr. Fauci is advocating for a vaccination rate as high…


January 7, 2021

The attack on the U.S. Capitol and on various state Capitols on January 6th were acts of domestic terrorism and at their core are acts of treason against the foundational constructs of democracy. Their incitement by President Trump over the last eight weeks by using the highest…

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