Charles co-founded The American Interest in 2005 with Francis Fukuyama. Charles co-founded the think tank Global Financial Integrity (2006) and chaired its advisory board, co-founded the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency Coalition (2009), is Executive Producer of We’re Not Broke (premiered at Sundance in 2012), and was vice-chair of the Freedom House board of trustees. He co-founded and was Executive Director of the Kleptocracy Initiative at Hudson Institute (2014-2018).
On Wednesday, May 13, TAI hosted a Zoom discussion with Francis Fukuyama about how the coronavirus might impact our politics. Due to a technical error, we were unable to stream the conversation live; the following is a transcript of the conversation as it occurred.
The defining feature of the impeachment hearings has been an inability to agree on the contours of reality—which bodes ill for the future of liberal democracy. In the new print issue, Susan B. Glasser and David J. Kramer talk democracy in the age of Trump. Also in the issue: the China challenge, plus race, culture, and identity in America.
We sat down with Bill Browder to talk about how many Western lawyers, bankers, and financiers—the enablers of foreign kleptocrats and human rights abusers—have a lot to worry about with the passage of the Global Magnitsky Act.