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Inequality in the Time of COVID-19: A Narrative of Two Americas

Written by Sarah Goldfeder for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. As the coronavirus pandemic swept through the wealthiest nation in world history, it reminded Sarah Goldfeder that…

Beyond Realism: Canada and America’s Trumpian Discontent

Written by Sarah Goldfeder for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. As the United States copes with the domestic and international consequences of the manufactured commotions of Donald…

Will CUSMA get passed?

As top U.S. Democrat Richard Neal, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, met with Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland on November 6, 2019…

U.S. Secretary of State on Canadians detained in China, ISIS fighters and Iran.

Aired: August 22, 2019 Our Sarah Goldfeder joins CBC Power and Politics with Vassy Kapelos to discuss Mike Pompeo’s first official visit to Canada as U.S. Secretary of State on…

An American in Canada: It’s Complicated

Written by Sarah Goldfeder for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. Sometimes, it’s the professional-observer expats—journalists, diplomats—who can provide the most interesting insights into a culture and country.…

How Will the 116th Congress Drive the Conversation?

Published on January 11, 2019 in Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. The results of the 2018 United States midterm elections altered the power dynamic in Washington by…

Evaluating the 2018 U.S. Midterms with Sarah Goldfeder and Laura Dawson

On today’s Global Exchange Podcast, CGAI Vice President Colin Robertson sits down with CGAI Fellow Sarah Goldfeder and CGAI Advisory Council Member Laura Dawson to discuss last week’s midterm election…

It Ain’t Over if Trump’s Not Winning: The USMCA Scoreboard

Published on November 1, 2018. Click here to read the original. Part of trade negotiations, at least between and among democracies, is post-agreement positioning. Usually, a balance is sought between…

The Neglected Crisis: Myanmar’s Rohingya

Originally published September 2017 for the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Click here to read the original. The Neglected Crisis: Myanmar’s Rohingya The plight of the Rohingya is nothing new. In…

Beyond NAFTA – Advantage U.S. Economy

Written by Sarah Goldfeder for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original.  While most engaged observers in Canada have been watching the NAFTA renegotiations the way we watch hockey—with an eye…