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Senior Fellow William Thorsell: These five books reflect the vision of a changed America

February 25, 2014

William Thorsell, chair of the 2014 Lionel Gelber Prize Jury writes that the 2014 shortlist “paints a retrospective portrait of the United States in the context of an ultimately dysfunctional Europe, an America now facing potent struggles for supremacy in...

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Foreign Regimes Use Spyware Against Journalists, Even in U.S.

February 25, 2014

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NY Times / AP: MacArthur Foundation Awards $1M To Citizen Lab as a Creative and Effective Institution

February 20, 2014

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North American champions: U of T debate team reclaims title from Harvard

February 10, 2014

Kaya Ellis from U of T Mississauga and Louis Tsilivis from the Munk School’s Master of Global Affairs Program and the Faculty of Law pooled their powers of persuasion to finish in first place ahead of other prominent universities from Canada and the...

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Alex Wilner writes for the Ottawa Citizen on the challenge of counterterrorism

February 3, 2014

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Ron Deibert provides analysis on Snowden docs for CBC, comments on CSEC’s use of airport Wi-Fi to track Canadian travellers

January 31, 2014

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MGA Student Samuel Wollenberg Receives Research Award in Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

January 30, 2014

The Simons Foundation and the International Security Research and Outreach Programme (ISROP) of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) has announced that MGA student Samuel Wollenberg have been selected as one eight students to receive a 2013-2014 Graduate Research Award for Disarmament,...

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Media Release: Stephen Toope – International Law Scholar – Named Director of U of T’S Munk School of Global Affairs

January 22, 2014

TORONTO, ON – Professor Stephen J. Toope, a noted international law scholar and university leader, has been named the new Director of the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs.

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U of T’s Munk School taps UBC president Stephen Toope

January 22, 2014

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Media Advisory – Book Launch Event – Dan Breznitz on The Third Globalization

November 29, 2013

Given the powerfully negative and ongoing impact of the Great Recession on western economies, the question of whether historically wealthy nations–the US, Western European countries, Japan–can stay wealthy has become an overriding concern for virtually every interested observer.

Can their middle classes remain comfortable as more and more good and technical jobs disappear to other parts of the world? Can they support themselves as they devote more and more economic resources to an aging population base? In The Third Globalization, eminent political economists Dan Breznitz and John Zysman gather some of the discipline’s leading scholars to assess the prospects for growth and prosperity among advanced industrial nations.

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