Killer cotton: Fashion’s parasitic relationship with Indian farmers, Bachelor in International Relations student Wesley Swan explains his analysis
Clothing manufacturers are preying on the developing world for their cheap capital and labor to maintain speedy production. Fast fashion, the business model behind this, has increased demand for cotton used to produce most garments. Indian farmers provide a cheap version of the crop, a version genetically modified by seed monopolist Monsanto, which has created an inescapable dependency on the company; perpetuating bankruptcies, illnesses, and ultimately suicides.
16 Jan 2019Bachelor in International Relations, Politics, Students
Transatlantic Relations Initiative: Launch of “The Observatory on US Hispanic Politics” with Chair Daniel Ureña and Speaker Sean Trende
December 13th, 2018 - IE School of Global & Public Affairs presented its new The Observatory on US Hispanic Politics, part of the Transatlantic ...
17 Dec 2018Transatlatic Relations Initiative
Transatlantic Relations Initiative: Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Security Policy Alejandro Alvargonzalez speaks on NATO
Students who gathered to hear Alejandro Alvargonzález’s answers to the complexities of current global politics left the event "NATO: Mapping of ...
23 Nov 2018Transatlatic Relations Initiative
What are the private, public and nonprofit sectors—and which one is right for you?
Most students and recent graduates already have an idea of whether they’d like to work for a private, public or nonprofit organization. But many ...
11 Oct 2018
Want to Change the World? Learn How to Drive Global Growth with a Career in International Development
International development is an expansive sector with a huge variety of exciting jobs. Put simply, it’s centered on the practice of empowering ...
07 Oct 2018Master in International Development, Students
From the White House to Outer Space: Where could a degree in International Relations take you?
The world around us is undergoing dramatic changes. We’ve become increasingly interconnected thanks to huge advances in technology, yet also more distanced from one another by conflicts and inequality. Now more than ever, we need individuals with an international perspective and a global vision who can understand the changes around us, and help us work together to create a mutually beneficial global society.
13 Sep 2018Master in International Relations, Students
IE School of Global and Public Affairs and the United Nations System Staff College to launch a Master’s Degree in International Development
The Master in International Development (MID), a valuable partnership between the United Nations and a top-tier university, will provide world-class ...
12 Jul 2018Academics, Manuel Muñiz, News
IE School of Global and Public Affairs Hosts Three Day Conference to Explore the Future of the Transatlantic Relationship
The Transatlantic Conference took place from July 6th to 8th in Madrid and Segovia, focusing on the current state and future implications of ...
09 Jul 2018Events, Transatlatic Relations Initiative
Harvard, IE and the Rafael del Pino Foundation Bring Together World Experts to Examine the Future of Transatlantic Relations
The future of transatlantic relations will be the central issue discussed this weekend at the Transatlantic Conference, an international event ...
08 Jul 2018Guests, Manuel Muñiz, News, Politics, Transatlatic Relations Initiative
Observatory on the European Union: Italy After The Elections and Within The EU
“The government of change”, this is how the new Italian government, which lies on the agreement between the 5 Star Movement and the Northern ...
18 Jun 2018Governance, Guests, News, Politics, Transatlatic Relations Initiative