Cyber, BBQ and frivolity: Five questions for Bobby Chesney

Bobby Chesney is the James A. Baker III Chair in the Rule of Law and World Affairs and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas School of Law, where he also directs the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, a University-wide, cross-discipline research center that works to improve…

Moving beyond neoliberalism: Q&A with Felicia Wong

The Hewlett Foundation’s Economy and Society Initiative supports a growing movement to replace neoliberalism with a new intellectual paradigm better suited to meeting the challenges of the 21st century. The initiative funds thinkers, academics, activists and leaders who are working to develop a new “common sense” about how the economy works and the aims it…

Modern conservatism’s role in replacing neoliberalism: Q&A with Oren Cass

The Hewlett Foundation’s Economy and Society Initiative supports a growing movement to replace neoliberalism with a new intellectual paradigm better suited to meeting the challenges of the 21st Century. The initiative funds thinkers, academics, activists and leaders who are working to develop a new “common sense” about how the economy works and the aims it…

Restoring waters and building momentum: Four years of the Open Rivers Fund

A free-flowing river has an aura of inevitability.  As creeks and small streams merge into one, the river finds its way. Left to its own devices, it goes where gravity says it must – scouring its own banks, starting course changes when obstructed, and moving material to rebuild its bed. On its way, gaining volume…

How can teaching materials promote equity?

In recent months, advocates everywhere have been discussing how systemic racism impacts their areas of work. We asked two leading scholars in the open education movement to speak with us about what this discussion sounds like in their discipline. Both authors were recently featured in an edition of the Open University’s Journal of Interactive Media…

We take care of the land, and the land takes care of us: Indigenous-led conservation

The Hewlett Foundation has been supporting locally led conservation work to protect the Boreal forest in Canada for nearly a decade. The Resources Legacy Fund, a Hewlett partner, manages that grantmaking program, the International Boreal Conservation Campaign, with the goal of identifying and supporting local Indigenous leadership for conservation solutions. Valérie Courtois, member of the…

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