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Health and Society

Food and Thought

A look at ideas that are addressing major food-related problems: A potential breakthrough on peanut allergies. Learn more about how Basar Bilgicer, associate professor of...

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Health and Society

Fueling Success

More than 13 million children live in hunger in the U.S., according to government estimates, with many relying on federal nutrition programs, including school-based breakfast,...

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Global Affairs

Global Inequality with Ben Phillips of the Fight Inequality Alliance

Episode three features Ben Phillips, co-founder of the Fight Inequality Alliance, who was on campus throughout the spring semester as a Hewlett Fellow for Public Policy at...

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Global Affairs

The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen with Scott Paul of Oxfam America

Episode one features Scott Paul, the humanitarian policy lead at Oxfam America, who was on campus for an event organized by NDIGD titled: “Hope for Yemen: Ending the World’s...

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Global Affairs

U.S. Leadership in Global Health and Humanitarian Response with Admiral Tim Ziemer of USAID

Episode two features Admiral Tim Ziemer, the acting assistant administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) at the United States...

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Religion and Philosophy

Challenges to Poverty Eradication and Insights from CST

Charley Clark is a professor of economics and finance from St. John’s University who joined us at the recent Catholic Social Tradition Conference hosted by the Center for Social...

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Global Affairs

Bridge Across Continents in Fellowship with the Poor

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B. is the Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar and joined us at the recent Catholic Social Tradition Conference hosted by the Center for Social Concerns...

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Religion and Philosophy

From ‘Option for the Poor’ to Option By the Poor: Flint’s Water and the Problem of Political Will

Lack of political will can be seen when a moral truth about social justic is clear and persuasive, but people fail to take action because they are not invested. Lisa Sowle Cahill,...

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Religion and Philosophy

Bridge Across the Continents in Fellowship with the Poor

Keynote Speaker Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B., Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar talks on the topic of “Bridge Across the Continents in Fellowship with the Poor”. This keynote...

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Religion and Philosophy

The Option for the Poor and Christian Theology

Rev. Gustavo Gutiérrez, O.P., professor emertus of theology at the University of Notre Dame, is well known as the one of the foundational thinkers of liberation theology. In this...

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Religion and Philosophy

Challenges to Poverty Eradication in the 21st Century: Insights from Catholic Social Thought

Professor Charles Clark was a keynote speaker at the 2019 Catholic Social Tradition conference, sponsored by the Center for Social Concerns at the University of Notre Dame. The...

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Health and Society

U.S. Poverty Numbers Continue to Decline, Researchers Find

A more accurate measure of the poverty rate, based on how much people consume, highlights the dramatic decline in poverty over the past four decades, a fact that is missed by the...

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