Recent Writing & Appearances
During a speech in Iowa last week, in the middle of his red-meat calls for a border wall and tougher immigration enforcement, President Trump called for something decidedly less sanguinary: “a total rewrite of our immigration system into a merit-based system.” This is one of the few consistent positions the president has held while in[…]
Democracy is often hailed as the best form of government. But with a growing sense of distrust, should we rethink the whole system? This hour, TED speakers ask if democracy is truly our best option. Listen to full episode Queue
If you look at all the challenges facing the world today – from inequality to immigration to terrorism – you might come to the conclusion that the world is in decline. But Jonathan Tepperman, managing editor of Foreign Affairs magazine, sees a different picture. His new book, “The Fix: How Nations Survive and Thrive in[…]
Jonathan Tepperman, author of “The Fix: How Nations Survive and Thrive in a World in Decline,” joins BNN to talk about immigration as a source of growth and how major economic and political challenges can be resolved.
Jonathan Tepperman, the Canadian-born managing editor of Foreign Affairs magazine, has spent years travelling the world and studying the policies that have helped some countries succeed while others remain mired in poverty and rancour. In his acclaimed new book, The Fix: How Nations Survive and Thrive in a World in Decline, Tepperman summarizes his findings,[…]
In Episode 4 of the new podcast, Talking My Book, Daniel Gross, executive editor of strategy+business, interviews Jonathan Tepperman, managing editor of Foreign Affairs and author of The Fix: How Nations Thrive and Survive in a World in Decline (Tim Duggan Books, 2016). Listen to the conversation for insights on how countries are attacking and solving[…]
Back in 2012, Mexico was a mess, seemingly stuck in a death-cycle of dysfunction that looked even worse than the one gripping Washington today. The country’s Congress was deadlocked, and its many problems were spinning out of control. Since 2006, the war on drugs had claimed 60,000 lives. Life expectancy was the lowest among nations[…]
Jonathan Tepperman discusses The Fix: How Nations Survive and Thrive in a World in Decline, his new book about the world’s most difficult, seemingly ineradicable problems—and the surprising stories of the countries that solved them.
Foreign Affairs magazine managing editor Jonathan Tepperman visited the Council on September 27 to discuss foreign policy lessons for the next president. He sat down with us one-on-one to describe the biggest foreign policy issue challenge on the horizon. “When the next president sits down at her or his desk in late January,[…]
During the heated 2016 presidential campaign―with America’s global leadership increasingly challenged and its domestic politics gridlocked―voters may have the impression that the country faces almost insurmountable crises. But governments across the world have developed effective and proven solutions to similar, pervasive challenges, argues Jonathan Tepperman. Projects like Brazil’s Bolsa Familia program and Indonesia’s campaign against[…]