By Gowri Vijayakumar | Describing her challenging new role, Michelle Bachelet talks about being the Executive Director of UN Women during her visit to Berkeley.
By Brian Palmer-Rubin | Celebrating its 10th year, the U.S–Mexico Futures Forum provides an ongoing venue for high-level discussions among important players from both countries. The focus this year is on climate change, security and the rise of China.
By Ben Lessing | Exploring policy responses to Mexico’s security crisis at the U.S.–Mexico Futures Forum with the former mayor of Medellín, Sergio Fajardo, and Shannon O’Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations.
By Julie Michelle Klinger | Confronting similar challenges in the face of China’s rise, what should Mexico and the United States do? Clyde Prestowitz and Enrique Dussel Peters outline the issues and the strategies available to both countries at the U.S.–Mexico Futures Forum.
By Christian E. Casillas | Combating climate change needs to be framed so that individuals and states take action to address the looming crisis. Panelists Luis Alfonso de Alba, Steve Weisman and Robert Collier contribute to the debate at the U.S.–Mexico Futures Forum.
By Krystel Abi Habib and Celeste Kauffman | Providing an impassioned defense of the principal of universal jurisdiction with path-breaking Judge Baltasar Garzón.
By Tara Buss | Examining the paradoxes that have caused the emergence of democracy in Mexico to be overshadowed by the grim brutality of the drug war, with journalist, scholar and human rights advocate Sergio Aguayo.
By Wendy Muse Sinek | Returning to Rio after 30 years, researcher Janice Perlman looks at the favelas to see how things have changed for those who participated in her seminal 1968 study of urban poverty in Brazil.
By Roberto Hernández | Describing the long and winding road filmmakers Roberto Hernández and Layda Negrete had to travel to bring their award-winning documentary “Presumed Guilty” to a Mexican audience.
Photos by Alex Harris | Juxtaposing Cuba and the United States through the windshields of the island’s archetypal 1950s American cars in the photography of Alex Harris.