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Food and Agriculture Beyond the Pandemic

Amid COVID-19, the durability of our “food chain”—consisting of production, distribution, food service, ready-to-eat food, and restaurants—has been tested and, in some areas, broken...
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Fukushima victims’ lives still uprooted, 10 years on

By Mohamed Abdelfattah It has been 10 years since a major earthquake and tsunami triggered the Fukushima nuclear accident of 2011. Now, the Japanese...
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Northwestern Buffett Hosts Virtual Meridian 180 Global Summit

The world experienced unprecedented change over the last year, as the global COVID-19 pandemic upended the ways of life many had come to take...
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Theatre and the Mission of Meridian 180

Advisory Council member Leigh Bienen has recently been working hard to recruit leading theatre artists to join Meridian 180. Plans are afoot to showcase...
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Recalculating the Costs of Nuclear Energy: New working group explores post-accident compensastion

It has happened before, and it almost certainly will happen again. A nuclear reactor melts down, and a radioactive cloud makes the surrounding area...
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The Changing Politics of Central Banking

People often describe a nation’s economy as a ship, with its political leaders in the wheelhouse charting the course. If you stick with that...
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How Meridian 180 Was Launched in the Shadow of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster – and Why It Matters

Every day Meridian 180 members take part in multilingual online conversations on timely and pressing topics that have the potential to better the Pacific...
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