Aid groups warn that civilians are in danger, as a humanitarian assistance program that funnels supplies to displaced Syrians in areas outside government control is whittled down yet again.
Panelists discuss the escalating geopolitical tensions between the United States and China and an assessment of the current relationship, with a focus on the decoupling of the two economies, competing spheres of international influence, and areas for potential collaboration.
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, public health authorities have urged sick employees to stay home to prevent the spread of the virus. Many workers who lack paid sick leave, however, are forced to choose between their health and economic security. To get back to business as usual, what policies are needed to ensure that workers who become ill with COVID-19 can stay home? Our speakers Jody Heymann, founding director of the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, and Vicki Shabo, senior fellow for paid leave policy and strategy at New America, discuss paid sick leave policies in the United States and around the world.