Annotations is a bi-monthly newsletter featuring commentary and blog-style writing on timely topics in domestic policy, international relations and development, and economic policy from SPIA students and alumni.
The Consequences for Health of Women and Girls in the Horn of Africa
As policymakers seek to mitigate threats to civil-military relations, one phenomenon that should be addressed is that of members of Congress serving in the National Guard or Reserves.
Without the right to organize, tenants don’t stand a chance against the increasingly concentrated power of landlords.
Now, more than ever, we can signal to the rest of the state and the country that LA County can lead efforts to decarcerate and rectify the overcriminalization of many of LA County’s most vulnerable populations.
The federal government needs to coordinate a response that ensures equitable water allocation, conservation, and adaptation, while continuing to aggressively address climate change.
A Conversation with Professor Manish Bhardwaj, CEO and co-founder of Innovators in Health
Puerto Rico can and should see food security not just as a basic right but also as a potential engine for growth on the island.
Save democracy, or save the filibuster.
How can Canada's Phoenix pay system fiasco shed light on ways to avoid program mismanagement and foster sound economic and financial stewardship?
A Conversation with Dr. Brian Bridges, Secretary of Higher Education for New Jersey
Can a more flexible admissions process decrease inequality in access to higher education in Peru?
We need to think beyond STEM education.
The U.S. government must reorganize its influence operations apparatus and reshape the strategic nature of American influence abroad.
A Conversation with Yayoi Segi-Vltchek, UNESCO Chief of Section for Migration, Displacement, Emergencies and Education.
If your political power relies on your ability to confuse voters, then you're running on borrowed time.