2020Vision: Has #MeToo missed the US military?
Sexual assaults in the US military increased by almost 38 per cent last year. So, has #MeToo failed to make an impact on the armed services? Dr Ellen Haring, a former US Army colonel and the current CEO of the Service Women's Action Network (SWAN) in Washington, DC joins the podcast to discuss.
Democracy promotion: ANZUS and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy
In this new report published by the USSC, author Lavina Lee argues that democracy promotion ought to be an essential component of the Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy — a strategy that is being promoted by the United States, Australia, Japan and, increasingly, India, albeit with national differences in approaches and emphasis.
Future workers: Lessons from education and training in the United States
The capabilities of AI, robotics and machine learning technologies have escalated dramatically and Australia faces the challenge of an uncertain future of work. Our new report looks at the strategies of individual American states, where there are diverse examples of excellence driven by different educational systems.
The future of the US-Australia alliance in an era of great power competition
Charles Edel, a former advisor to US Secretary of State John Kerry, and John Lee, a former advisor to Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, examine the future of the US-Australia alliance amidst increasing tensions with China in this new USSC report.
Reproductive rights in the United States
In her new explainer, Honorary Associate Elizabeth Ingleson details how the ongoing attacks on abortion in the United States reveal the deep and enduring power of a patriarchal system designed to control women and their bodies, especially women of colour and women who are poor.