Opinion | Macho, macho man: Russia’s politics of manhood drive Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Green School Professor Rebecca Friedman recently published this op-ed in The Miami Herald. The article has been reprinted below. In the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ruthless push into Ukraine is often understood in the simple terms of reductionist history: Just another Russian strongman with dreams of expanding the empire. But surely the images of thousands of […]

COVID-19 casts a spotlight on global inequalities

While the global pandemic has had far-reaching effects on most people, the impact on marginalized communities in the U.S. and around the world has been disproportionate – and even more overwhelming, say FIU experts.  “Inequality has been with us for centuries. While there has been considerable progress in certain areas, we still have a really […]