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Five foreign policy questions for Obama and Romney

October 2012

With the third and final debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney set to focus on foreign policy, researchers from the Freeman Spogli Institute ask the questions they want answered and...

Stanford conference to explore indigenous rights in Latin America

May 2012

The Program on Human Rights (PHR) at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) together with the Center for Latin American Studies is hosting a one-day conference on Tuesday,...

Kieran Oberman tteching Global Justice Class

April 2011

During spring quarter Kieran Oberman has been teaching "An Introduction to Global Justice".

Post Doctoral Fellows teach Global Justice class

July 2010

Allegra McLeod and Kieran Oberman prepare to teach a session of "Introduction to Global Justice".'s Megan Smith: 'liberation through interconnection'

January 2010

Megan Smith,Vice President, New Business Development and General Manager,, argued that greater interconnectedness achieved by information technology is a major liberating force in the...

Program on Human Rights launched at Stanford

October 2009

In a new Stanford endeavor, FSI's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law has joined with the Bowen H.

Program on Global Justice: Just supply chains, liberation technology, and human rights

September 2008

One of Stanford's many remarkable attractions is the Rodin sculpture garden. And perhaps the most extraordinary Rodin sculpture is his Gates of Hell, inspired by Dante's Inferno.

Working group takes environmental ethics in two directions

August 2008

The Environmental Ethics Working Group has embarked on two distinct and experimental approaches to environmental ethical research.

McFaul, Diamond call for 'New Way' in foreign assistance, to include development

July 2008

In a report released on June 10, a high-impact group of development experts including CDDRL Director Michael McFaul and FSI senior fellow Larry Diamond call on Congress and the president to...

Cohen's 10-week course on poverty and development now available on YouTube

March 2008

Full video of the course on poverty and development that Program on Global Justice Director Joshua Cohen moderated from September to November 2007 is now available online at

Cohen leads course on global poverty and development

October 2007

In September launched the first of three courses on its main areas of philanthropic activity--Global Development, Global Health, and Climate Change.