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Government Matters (Full Show) – September 26, 2021

Former DHS secretary says cyber threats are “incomparably worse” than when he served Michael Chertoff, co-founder and executive chairman of The Chertoff Group, former DHS secretary, touches on each of the major threats facing the Department of Homeland Security and provides recommendations for the current secretary   New office will address disparities in negative health […]

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Former DHS secretary says cyber threats are “incomparably worse” than when he served

The Department of Homeland Security faces a multitude of threats – cybersecurity risks, foreign terrorist influence, domestic violent extremism and border security. 20 years after the department’s creation, confronting those threats is crucial. Former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff, co-founder and executive chairman of The Chertoff Group, said cyber attacks were a remote threat when he […]

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New office will address disparities in negative health effects of climate change

The World Health Organization estimates that 250,000 people die each year due to climate change, and it hits the most vulnerable communities hardest. In response to a White House executive order, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has established an Office of Climate Change and Health Equity. Rachel Levine, assistant secretary for health […]

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Government Matters (Full Show) – September 23, 2021

Author proposes international alliance to prepare for future pandemics Thomas Wright, senior fellow and director of the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, discusses his view that Covid-19 came at one of the worst possible moments and describes a proposal to prepare for future crises   CDC official responded to […]

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Author proposes international alliance to prepare for future pandemics

After millions of infections and deaths and the worst economic crash since the Great Depression, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact the modern world. But the pandemic also brings opportunity to consider the future of the United States in many ways, according to Thomas Wright, senior fellow and director of the Center on the United […]

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CDC official responded to “eerie” alert about new virus in late 2019

Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was one of the first people in the United States to flag an unknown pneumonia in Wuhan, China that later became the Covid-19 virus. That early warning sign was only the start of CDC’s role in managing the pandemic. Schuchat […]

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