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Yale GJP members to help establish global justice program in Delhi

Global Justice Program Director Thomas Pogge and Senior Fellow Ashok Acharya, along with Luis Cabrera of the University of Birmingham, were recently awarded a grant by the British Council’s UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) to develop a global justice program at the University of

The Structural Roots of Global Poverty: Theory Meets Practice

The Yale MacMillan Center’s Global Justice Program and Global Financial Integrity proudly present “The Structural Roots of Global Poverty: Theory Meets Practice.” This three-day conference, held at Yale University on February 14th, 15th, and 16th, will bring together academic, advocacy, and policy

Students and scholars gather to honor Rawls's work and life

The event that for the last few months we have been calling “Rawls Fest” took place last Friday, November 30, 2012, in the Faculty Room of Yale’s Connecticut Hall. This one-day workshop was held in honor of the 10th anniversary of John Rawls’ passing (November 24, 2002). Our gratitude goes to

2014 Amartya Sen Prize Contest: Call for Submissions

The Yale Global Justice Program, Academics Stand Against Poverty, and Global Financial Integrity invite submissions of original essays on illicit financial flows to the first annual Amartya Sen Prize Contest. All prizes are named in honor of Amartya Sen, whose work has shown how the rigor of

Krishen Mehta of GFI speaks to Global Justice Fellows

Krishen Mehta, Co-Chairman of the Advisory Board of Global Financial Integrity at the Center for International Policy in Washington, DC (http://www.gfintegrity.org/), and former partner with PwC recently shared his insights on the relationship between global taxation and social justice. In a fast-

Pogge Co-edits Special Issue on Global Tax Justice

Concerns over extreme poverty and inequality have led to a number of proposals for the reform of global taxation policy. Such proposals are enjoying serious analysis and, in some cases, implementation. While issues concerning national taxation have long concerned philosophers—invoking core

Health Impact Fund praised in NYTimes op-ed on drug resistance

The Health Impact Fund was mentioned in a New York Times op-ed as having the potential to limit the growth of drug resistance. Carl F. Nathan, the chairman of the department of microbiology and immunology at Weill Cornell Medical College and author of the opinion piece, writes that growing drug

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