A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- Nurses shouldn’t be Ebola guinea pigs. John Villasenor argues that statistical and big data tools need to be used to protect health workers from exposure to Ebola, and to help prevent its spread.
- The treaty opportunity in legalizing marijuana. Wells Bennett and John Walsh explain how legalizing marijuana is an opportunity to modernize international drug treaties.
- Traditionalists vs. Village Builders. Isabel Sawhill and Joanna Venator look at two views on the rise of childbearing outside of marriage: Traditionalists who want to revive marriage and Village Builders who want to provide more community support for single parents.
- Calls for leadership in North Korea. During September, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies hosted three events on issues about the Korean Peninsula. Paul Park and Katharine Moon recount the conversations.
- An agenda to target climate change. Bill Antholis focuses on the upcoming climate talks in Paris, and previews a discussion with Laurence Tubiana and Todd Stern.
- Kim Jong-un’s mystery disappearing act. Jonathan Pollack examines North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s disappearing and reappearing acts and the rumors that spread during his absence.
- Save defense dollars through performance-based logistics. Mike O’Hanlon comments on a recent panel discussion on making the Department of Defense “more efficient and more economical in how it maintains equipment.”
Charmaine Crutchfield contributed to this post.