A chance for human dignity in Washington

October 13, 2020

Americans are disheartened and divided. Deep cynicism regarding our democracy is widespread and threatens both political parties. A mere twenty percent of Americans trust Washington […]

Effective policies for addressing economic inequality

October 6, 2020

“Give me a one-handed economist!” The demand came from a frustrated Harry Truman. The President complained, by way of explanation, “All my economists say, ‘on […]

A kairos moment: Prophecy and hope in the time of COVID-19

October 2, 2020

On March 30, as the full reality of COVID-19 was only beginning to dawn on most of us, UN Secretary-General António Guterres noted the “disruption” […]

Belarus’s fight for democratic freedom: Solidarity over geopolitics

September 23, 2020

More than a month has passed since the brazenly falsified official results of the August 9 presidential election in Belarus showed incumbent president Aliaksandr Lukashenka […]

In The Media

UN resolutions may seem like cheap talk. But they might actually work.

September 22, 2020

In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Matthew Hauenstein, postdoctoral research associate, Peace Accords Matrix, and Madhav Joshi, associate research professor, Peace Accords Matrix, evaluated the […]

In The Media

Donald Trump used the art of the deal buster with the Iran debacle

August 21, 2020

Alistair Millar, George A. Lopez, and David Cortright  wrote in The Hill that the Trump administration’s destruction of the Iran nuclear deal will lead to […]

A matter of urgency

August 18, 2020

Concern about slowed mail delivery from the US Postal Service—and the impact it may have on November’s election, when the pandemic is expected to lead […]