Wednesday, April 12, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44114
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The U.S. was not immune to this trend. For more the 200 years, Americans have held fast to the country's seemingly impenetrable democratic systems and institutions, in checks and...
Friday, February 12, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), nearly 60 million people were considered refugees in 2014 - the highest level since 1945. More than half are children. Ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, sub-Saharan...
Tuesday, February 02, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
The European Union (EU) is a politico-economic union of 28 member-states. Created after World War II to foster economic cooperation, the EU has delivered nearly half a century of peace, stability, and prosperity to its more than 500 million citizens....
Tuesday, February 02, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
Well-intentioned efforts to improve the health of populations rarely succeed, usually because they have too little impact or reach too few people. Solving this problem requires thinking differently about health determinants and levers to change them. As Commissioner of...
Friday, January 29, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
The term "disruptive innovation" was coined in 1995 by Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School. It refers to an innovation that "creates new markets by discovering new categories of customers." Some of the most notable disruptive innovations to date include Uber,...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
In December, 2015, world leaders from developed countries came together in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to discuss initiatives to address climate change. One of the ambitious goals included an aim to achieve a legally binding and...
Friday, January 22, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
There are few topics that resonate more with Americans during a presidential election year than job creation and growth. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported an unemployment rate of 5 percent in December, 2015, the lowest in seven years....
Thursday, January 21, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
Nearly every week in the National Football League (NFL), a player suffers a head injury. Frontline reports 154 NFL concussions in the 2015 season. The long-term health effects of repeated concussions and other head injuries include memory loss, depression, and...
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