"Light Through the Darkness," a publication of the Bush Institute at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, recommends a number of steps that can be taken by those concerned over the regime’s crimes, whether they be government or NGO affiliated.
During the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ winter meetings in Washington, D.C., Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and former Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings unveiled the Mayors’ Report Card on Education, which compares and contrasts the state of the schools in 33 cities.
For Americans, North Korea’s human rights problem is easy to overlook amid the instability of Kim Jong Un, the security challenges posed by his nuclear-tipped nation and episodes like this cyber skirmish. Still, basic human freedoms are being denied daily, often in gruesome ways that affect the lives of people from North Korea to North Texas.
The evolution of the George W. Bush Institute over its first five years might be summed up in one word: focus.
The totalitarian regime in North Korea has made headlines lately with the release of the movie The Interview. A closer look at the country, where 24 million people live under brutal rule, has come from the George W. Bush Institute.
Whether Kim Jong Un's government played a role in a cyber-attack against the U.S. is a serious issue that deserves our attention, but more urgent are the unspeakable atrocities committed by an isolated regime against its own people.
The George W. Bush Institute – the former president’s policy think tank at Southern Methodist University – on Wednesday released a “call to action paper” to highlight the dire situation in the country that has long suffered from a totalitarian regime.
It was a time for comfort and joy. So in 2002, first lady Laura Bush decided to decorate the White House in the fashion that brought her much peace: celebrating presidential pets.
“The genius of this initiative is aligning our real-world requirements with the talent that exists on the SMU campus, particularly in the Cox School,” [Director of the Military Service Initiative at the Bush Institue] Howe says.
Today Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, the global health partnership housed at the Bush Institute, is building on the PEPFAR platform by adding cervical cancer screening and treatment programs to facilities that already screen for HIV.