Prospects for Peace in Ukraine and US-EU-Russian Tensions

Prospects for Peace in Ukraine and US-EU-Russian Tensions

June 13, 2014 at 12:33 pm

Michael Shank, Ph.D., Associate Director for Legislation Affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and Adjunct Faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses the potential ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, the OSCE peace talk process, the role Germany and Poland are playing as arbiters, disarmament […]

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US-EU Trade Deal: Bad for Health, Labor, Environment?

US-EU Trade Deal: Bad for Health, Labor, Environment?

May 29, 2014 at 12:54 pm

Michael Shank, Ph.D., associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses on RT the negative impact of the US-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership on the environment, labor, health and international relations. […]

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Rebuild Infrastructure to Rebuild Middle Class (ASCE: $3.6 trillion)

Rebuild Infrastructure to Rebuild Middle Class (ASCE: $3.6 trillion)

July 31, 2013 at 10:45 am

Michael Shank, Ph.D., Director of Foreign Policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and Professor at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses on Washington Post TV ways in which the American middle class can be rebuilt through a  American Society of Civil Engineer-led $3.6 trillion […]

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What Wisconsin’s Mass Shooting at Sikh Temple Says About American Violence

August 8, 2012 at 7:07 pm

Michael Shank, vice president at the Institute for Economics and Peace, discusses the spate of mass shootings in Wisconsin and Colorado, the relationship between poverty, income inequality and violence, the role of health and education in preventing violence, and the tax, trade and labor policies that increase the likelihood of […]

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The Obama-Romney Fight Over Middle Class America

November 29, 2011 at 7:38 pm

Michael Shank, US Vice President at the Institute for Economics and Peace, discusses the absence of an American middle class and how both parties have pursued 30 years of tax, trade, tech and labor policy that has left America with high rates of inequality and poverty.  Interviewed conducted on November […]

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