How are private investors financing infrastructure — especially certain institutional investors, such as pension and insurance funds, which hold over $100 trillion? And can these investors can help achieve public goods, such as low or no carbon economies? An introduction to understanding global infrastructure projects.
A growing group of Democratic candidates, fed up with special interests in politics, is declaring open season on corporate Political Action Committees. But getting corporate dollars out of elections will be more complicated than that.
We spoke with three election experts – Dr. David Barker at American University, Dr. Danny Hayes at George Washington University, and Dr. Candice Nelson at American University – to get their perspective on what to expect in November.
How are progressive candidates trying to win over traditionally conservative districts? We spoke with Josh Stanfield, campaign manager for Congressional candidate Jennifer Lewis, on his approach for engaging with Virginian voters in a Republican stronghold.
The Investment Plan for Europe, the Program for Infrastructure Development in Africa, and the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative all seek to promote infrastructure investment - but involve significant risks regarding environmental sustainability, social impacts, and unfavorable technological lock-ins for the next decades.
As the midterm elections near, more women and minority candidates are throwing their hats in the ring. Alexander Nasserjah interviews Democratic candidate for Maryland’s 6th district, Dr. Nadia Hashimi.