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Mission-Aligned Investing

Persistent action by Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard, including this 2014 protest, paid off last week with the university’s historic announcement to divest.

Publication
Sustainable Development

Brett KenCairn, founding director of the Urban Drawdown Initiative, discusses composting, scaling up cities’ tree cover, and centering regenerative, equity-based urban agriculture.

Ideas
Central America

Our new program guidelines reflect a region with both serious challenges but also powerful positive forces making brave efforts for democracy, sustainability, and human rights.

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Program Impact
Peacebuilding

We urgently need a coordinated set of actions to mitigate the likely security and political consequences of the military withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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RBF

We stand in solidarity with our Asian American colleagues, partners, and neighbors in the struggle against racism and misogyny.

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Peacebuilding

Either as a nonproliferation tool or as a starting point for regional dialogue, there is no serious alternative other than returning to the 2015 JCPOA.

In The Media
Democratic Practice
RBF

McGhee’s book, The Sum of Us, chronicles her journey around the country to explore the social and economic gains that result when people unite across racial divides.

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Publication
RBF

At our November board meeting, the RBF Board of Trustees approved a new statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion that acknowledges our personal and institutional roles in the history of oppression that we are seeking to dismantle.

Publication
China

It is our hope that the one-time fellowship—and the academic collaboration it facilitates—will inspire the resumption of government-support for future people-to-people exchanges between the China and the United States.

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Democratic Practice
RBF

In a statement, RBF President Stephen Heintz writes, "The violent attack on the U.S. Capitol yesterday was distinctly un-American and an affront to our system of democratic government. Politicians who supported or enabled, actively or tacitly, this insurrection must be held to account."

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