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Sheridan Prasso
Sheridan Prasso is an award-winning writer and editor. >Innovators >People
Saving Tigers in Thailand   Publication
Anak Pattanavibool 05/13/14
A potent combo of tactics is saving Thai tigers: science, government-NGO partnership, new technologies, judiciary enforcement, and honor for the brave and fallen park rangers. >Ideas >Briefings
CONTEST: Trans-Pacific Student Essays 2014
Carnegie Council announces its second Trans-Pacific Student Contest, a pioneering exercise in U.S.-Asia collaboration. DEADLINE: April 30, 2014. Check the guidelines for eligibility and other details. >Ideas
Mindsets May Hinder Progress in Myanmar   Transcript
Devin T. Stewart, 06/05/13
Great excitement surrounds Myanmar's future development, but several social obstacles threaten to derail its nascent democratization. >Ideas >Commentary
Social Covenants Must Precede Social Contracts   Transcript
Seth Kaplan 04/09/13
Fragile states that do not first forge a social covenant will later find it difficult to codify justice in a social contract. >Ideas >Commentary
The Asian Century: Over Before It Even Began   Transcript
Devin T. Stewart, 01/03/13
Between territorial disputes, cultural incoherence, and divided views on the role of the state, don't expect an Asian Century to start anytime soon, says Devin T. Stewart. >Ideas >Commentary
An Opportunity in Myanmar  
Gabriele Köhler 01/09/12
Myanmar is ripe for social and economic innovation. A decent work and social protection agenda, combined with an industrial strategy, would help during its political transition. >Ideas >Innovations
Clean Trade in Natural Resources  
Leif Wenar, John Tessitore 06/02/11
Consumers are often unwittingly in business with dictators, corrupt officials, and armed groups, says Leif Wenar. Yet we could change our laws to make powerful groups in exporting countries accountable to their own people. >Ideas >Audio
Better Safe than Sorry  
Susan Aaronson, Ian Higham 02/28/11
Corporate executives should never have to apologize for violations when they can instead build global opportunities by advancing human rights. >Ideas >Innovations
The Net Delusion  
Evgeny Morozov 02/18/11
Amid the euphoria over the power of social media, Evgeny Morozov notes that Internet tools can also serve to entrench dictators and threaten democracy movements. >Ideas >Video
Jeff Kingston
Jeff Kingston is director of Asian studies at Temple University Japan. >Innovators >People
Convicts for Export   Transcript
Brahma Cellaney 07/27/10
China has devised a novel strategy to relieve pressure on its overcrowded prisons: employ convicts as laborers on overseas projects in the developing world. >Ideas >Commentary
Obama's ASEAN Policy Looks Auspicious   Transcript
Sean Daly 05/19/10
American diplomacy in Southeast Asia should strengthen ASEAN's regional prominence and push for an international forum to resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea. >Ideas >Commentary
No Time to Put Climate Science on Ice   Publication
Achim Steiner 02/10/10
Let us put aside the myth that the science of climate change is holed below the water line and sinking fast on a sea of falsehoods. Overwhelming evidence now indicates that greenhouse-gas emissions need to peak within the decade. >Ideas >Briefings
Precarious Lives   Transcript
Mark Raper 01/21/10
If existing refugee protection and international humanitarian regimes are already under serious strain, how can global cooperation be extended for the protection of vulnerable persons displaced by climate change? >Ideas >Commentary
To Stop Terrorism, Trade Fairly   Transcript
John Perkins 11/18/09
Our children's futures are interlocked with the futures of children born in the fishing villages of Somalia, the mountains of Burma, and the jungles of Colombia, yet we're hung up on one loaded word: terrorist. >Ideas >Commentary
Can "Responsible Stakeholder" Hold?   Transcript
Joshua Eisenman, Devin T. Stewart 12/12/07
Two years ago, Robert Zoellick gave a celebrated speech that urged China to become a "responsible stakeholder" in the international system. This comment has come to reflect the predominant view in U.S. foreign policy circles, but it faces scrutiny among American and Chinese policymakers alike. >Ideas >Commentary
Trade Policy for Humanity   Transcript
Susan Aaronson, Devin T. Stewart 12/04/07
Devin Stewart talks with Susan Aaronson about her new book, "Trade Imbalance: The Struggle to Weigh Human Rights Concerns in Trade Policymaking," coauthored with Jamie Zimmerman. >Ideas >Commentary

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