What is required right now is investment in digital infrastructure and improvements in digital access that eliminate unfair disparities based on race, income and geography.
The Brookings Institution is saddened by the passing of Jim Johnson, who served as Chairman of the Brookings Board of Trustees from 1994-2003.
On October 14, Brookings will host a conversation on the roots of white supremacy, the impact of racist rhetoric during critical moments in history, and how Black Americans, as well as other people of color, have and continue to respond.
One could easily be excused for emerging from last night’s presidential debate convinced that American democracy is under direct assault by the President of the United States. What emerged was a stark and disturbing divergence between the best traditions of American democracy and the jarring reality of President Trump’s concept of governing this country. America now stands upon the edge of a knife, and the stakes of this upcoming election may indeed be existential for the future of our democracy.
Brookings President John R. Allen announces a new Brookings priority entitled Race, Justice, and Equity. This Institution-wide effort marks Brookings’s public commitment to equity and to making a tangible commitment to combat biased policies and practices that have perpetuated injustice in America.
Brookings President John R. Allen joins the Brookings community in mourning the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
John R. Allen and Vanda Felbab-Brown write that as peace negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban commence, uncertainty hangs over the fate of Afghan women and their rights.
On August 10, journalist Nicol Turner-Lee moderated a discussion with John R. Allen and Darrell West on their new book, “Turning Point: Policymaking in the Era of Artificial Intelligence.”
Benjamin Wittes interviews Brookings President John R. Allen and Brookings Vice President Darrell West about their new book, “Turning Point: Policymaking in the Era of Artificial Intelligence.” This is a rebroadcast of the Lawfare Podcast, hosted by Wittes.
On July 29, Brookings hosted a conversation with the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence on the current state of AI in the national security environment, and the commission’s latest recommendations to spur progress on the responsible development and deployment of AI technology.
Brookings President John R. Allen joins the Brookings community in mourning the passing of Congressman John R. Lewis.
Ambassador Dan Shapiro and General John R. Allen note that stopping Israel’s annexation proposal is a U.S. national security interest. They write: “When it comes to Israel’s security, annexation will do nothing to enhance Israel’s ability to respond to external threats. Meanwhile, Israel’s security vis-a-vis the Palestinians will only get worse.”
John R. Allen joins Christiane Amanpour’s show to discuss his recent op-ed reacting to the use of US military against protestors.