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Jamie Metzl Statement on Suspension of US Funding for the WHO

Jamie Metzl Statement on Suspension of US Funding for the WHO 620 413 Jamie Metzl

On April 14, US President Donald Trump announced that the United States was suspending funding to the World Health Organization. Here is my statement: New York April 15, 2020 Cutting…

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We Can’t Get Out of this Alone

We Can’t Get Out of this Alone 342 147 Jamie Metzl

Thousands of people are now dead and billions now sheltering at home in fear of a proliferating deadly virus that could have been contained at its source. But even though…

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Declaration of Global Interdependence

Declaration of Global Interdependence 1280 720 Jamie Metzl

Jump to: Post/Introduction Join Us Declaration of Global Interdependence Progress Notes For years, we have seen a fundamental mismatch between the magnitude of the common global challenges we humans face…

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Virtualizing our Physical Lives

Virtualizing our Physical Lives 310 163 Jamie Metzl

As more of us sensibly restrict our social interactions in an effort to slow the spread of this coronavirus, we will speed up a process of virtualizing our physical world…

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Our Best Values Must Guide Our Most Powerful Technologies

Our Best Values Must Guide Our Most Powerful Technologies 279 181 Jamie Metzl

Soon after a series of incredible discoveries almost five decades ago launched the era recombinant DNA (later renamed genetically modified organisms, or GMOs), some of the world’s leading scientists and…

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Standing with the People of Hong Kong

Standing with the People of Hong Kong 720 405 Jamie Metzl

The people of Hong Kong have been fighting for many years to hold China to the commitments Beijing voluntary made in 1984 allowing Hong Kong a “high degree of autonomy,”…

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Has the Third CRISPR Baby Already Been Born?

Has the Third CRISPR Baby Already Been Born? 800 480 Jamie Metzl

For years, I have been saying the genetics revolution is not just coming but already here. As we unlock the secrets of our genomes and systems biology more broadly, we…

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Louise Brown at 40!

Louise Brown at 40! 284 177 Jamie Metzl

Forty years ago today, Louise Brown, the world’s first “test tube baby,” was born in Manchester, England. The idea that a human could be conceived outside the mother’s body is now commonplace but it shook the world back in 1978.

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Why Korean Reunification is in China’s Strategic National Interest

Why Korean Reunification is in China’s Strategic National Interest 275 183 Jamie Metzl

Here is a the full text of my talk delivered July 22, 2017 at the Chinese Summit Forum on Korean Peninsula Studies at Yanbian University in Yanji, China. The Chinese translation be…

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In the Twilight Rise Up Monsters: Why the Trump Foreign Policy Undermines US and World Security

In the Twilight Rise Up Monsters: Why the Trump Foreign Policy Undermines US and World Security 640 503 Jamie Metzl

The United States is facing perhaps the most dangerous moment since the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack or the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. This danger does not stem from terrorism, immigration,…

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