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Who's responsible for what the World Health Organization has and has not done on COVID-19? Peter Hoffman reflects on this question in "Whose WHO?". Professor Hoffman also appeared in an episode of International Horizons, a podcast series of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, to discuss the future of the UN, the nationalist revolt against multilateralism, and the renewed calls for global cooperation in the face of global problems such as the coronavirus.
Richard Wolff wrote an op-ed arguing how the coronavirus exposes the absurdity of perpetually trying to repair capitalism. Read it here.
On April 15, Equity for Children held a webinar about “Children and Poverty in the Face of COVID-19," which was attended by over 300 people from 12 countries. Executive Director Alberto Minujin started the session by highlighting the importance of giving voice to those in need and pushing for policies that improve the condition of underserved children. You can watch the webinar and read about main takeaways on Equity for Children's website.
Wynnie-Fred Victor Hinds was a key note speaker at "Black Carbon and Dirty Ports," a session on Taking Climate Action: A Virtual Seminar Series hosted by Clean Water Action. Missed the conference? Watch a replay on Facebook.

On April 30, Leyla Sharafi will be speaking at the Wilson Center's webinar on "COVID-19: Magnifying the World's Inequities." RSVP here.
Students in Nina Khrushcheva's  Media, Culture, and Global Politics course are continuing to investigate various aspects of COVID-19. Check out Soukie Dia's presentation on Comparing Pandemics: HIV/AIDS vs. CODIV-19. Meanwhile, Evelina Dahlgren asks, "Are Critics Rightfully Claiming the Swedish COVID-19 Strategy to be of the “Russian Roulette”-Style?"
The New School is offering virtual support groups, including topics such as "Connection in Crisis," "Managing Isolation with Mental Health Issues," and several others. Check out the flyer for details!
Tomorrow, the Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs will be co-hosting "COVID-19 and Global Inequality" as part of the Global Pandemics in an Unequal World webinar series. The event will be moderated by Program Director Sakiko Fukuda-Parr and will include professor Manjari Mahajan as one of the panelists.
Join OLA for "Cities and COVID-19: New Directions for Urban Research and Public Policies." Webinar link here
Keep in touch! Program Director Sakiko Fukuda-Parr will be hosting Tea Time Tuesday every week - a virtual tea room where students, staff, faculty, alumni can gather.
This Wednesday, April 29, join International Rescue Committee for a Virtual Employer Information Session.
For more internship and job postings,
visit the Opportunities page of our blog. 
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