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The Biden Administration Must Do More to Support Survivors of Gender-Based Violence from the Northern Triangle
October 25, 2021
Right now, it is very difficult for women fleeing violence to seek asylum at US border. Title 42, an unfounded public health order prohibiting the entry of asylum seekers due to COVID-19, ensures that effectively anyone who attempts to cross the border without a visa can be immediately expelled. Thi...
Power Play: USAID's Administrator Makes the Case for Global Engagement, More Focus on Effectiveness
July 21, 2021
USAID Administrator Samantha Power appeared before House and Senate authorizing committees late last week to discuss the agency’s FY22 budget. It wasn’t surprising to hear Administrator Power make a case for strong US global engagement—including robust aid investments and continued commitment to hum...
Building Back Better for the World: It Isn’t About Who Builds, but How they Build
June 30, 2021
If B3W is to be the better Belt and Road, it will have to embrace the role of government in infrastructure provision and ensure private sector infrastructure projects are designed and run in the public interest. Otherwise, and despite the denials-, low- and middle-income countries would be right to ...