The next President will face a wide array of challenges. Our symposium rounds up some of our finest foreign policy thinkers to offer their advice. There’s Joseph Nye Jr. on America’s place in the world; Ron Klain on stopping the next pandemic; Simon Johnson on the future of the global financial markets; Faysal Itani on defeating ISIS; and many others. It’s a top-notch collection that you won’t want to miss.
There’s more in the feature well: Heather Boushey on why families need to be the centerpiece of our economic policies. Lydia Bean and Steven Teles on the failed coalition politics in the fight against climate change. Bernard Weisberger and Marshall Steinbaum on the radical roots of the American Economic Association.
In the books section, Marvin Kalb shares his thoughts on Russia and Putin; Sam Rosenfeld ponders the New Deal and our current political moment; Ethan Porter shines a light on global tax havens. Finally, Alyssa Katz pens a response to Ryan Grim’s review of her book on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.