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John Barry
Former National Security Correspondent at Newsweek


BrianBeary.new1Brian Beary
European Affairs

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University of Maryland




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Government Executive Magazine

Ann Crittenden
A former New York Times Reporter, Ms. Crittenden is currently a writer and playwright based in Washington, DC  and Puycelsi, France.



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Polish Press Agency



paul_horne_realPaul Horne
Independent Economist


GarretMartin.newGarret Martin
Adjunct Professor at George Washington University and American University


danmorgan.newDan Morgan
A former Washington Post reporter and editor, Mr. Morgan is an independent journalist specializing in agriculture and energy issues. He is the author of the best-selling "Merchants of Grain," as well as "Rising in the West," which traced the religious and cultural origins of the Tea Party. He has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, most recently for his 2006 series "Harvesting Cash," which was-runner up for the gold medal for public service.



Michael D. Mosettig
Former Foreign Editor for the PBS News Hour


katerinasokou.2016Katerina Sokou
Washington Correspondent for Kathimerini




  • How Automation Shapes the Labor Market AND Political Preferences

    By Thomas Kurer, University of Zurich and Bruno Palier, Sciences Po, Paris

    We do not believe that Brexit, Trump, or the alarming success of radical right parties in almost all European countries should be interpreted as mere “electoral accidents.” Instead, we suggest that the current destructuring of political systems is connected to the profound transformation of labor markets in times of automation. Our core argument is that the specific effects of current technological innovations are key to understanding their political implications.

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UMD Jean Monnet Research Project

The University of Maryland has received a Jean Monnet grant from the EU to conduct a series of policy exchanges between Europe and the US on filling infrastructure needs and the utility of public/private partnerships as the financing mechanism. If interested in participating in or receiving more information about these exchanges, please contact Rye McKenzie (rmckenzi@umd.edu).

New from the Bertelsmann Foundation

The Bertelsmann Foundation is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC with a transatlantic perspective on global challenges.

"Edge of a Precipice" by Nathan Crist

"Newpolitik" by Emily Hruban


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