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  Wal-Mart CEO on fires, fiscal cliff

Yesterday evening, the Council on Foreign Relations hosted Mike Duke, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wal-Mart, in an on-the-record meeting in New York. Duke spoke on a variety of topics, including the nation’s looming “fiscal cliff,” women’s economic empowerment, factory standards and the recent fire in Bangladesh. The week before the election, only one-fourth, [...]


Rice and baguettes: dispatches from a Tunisian refugee camp

Jesse Hardman ruminates on the meaning of home for transmigrated communities going about their daily lives in a Tunisian refugee camp.


  Malnutrition, the silent epidemic

Need to Know, in partnership with the photo agency VII, travels to countries hard hit by childhood malnutrition. It’s a crisis that is being called a silent epidemic and it affects a staggering 195 million children around the world.

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