Michael Gerson

Michael John Gerson is an op-ed columnist for The Washington Post, a Policy Fellow with the ONE Campaign, a visiting fellow with the Center for Public Justice, and a former senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations

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Michael Gerson: Looking back on a decade of PEPFAR

Michael Gerson: Looking back on a decade of PEPFAR

ONE Fellow Michael Gerson reflects on the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, one of the greatest examples of bipartisanship, compromise and mercy to come out of the American political system.  Among the most moving visits I have ever made to an African health facility took place about a year ago.  Reaching ......
Better than Sochi

Better than Sochi

Olympic procession at the Special Olympics event ONE Fellow Michael Gerson recently returned from an event with Special Olympics and the Government of Malawi for the African Leaders Forum on Disability. A similar article was published by the Washington Post. After driving a hour and a half from Lilongwe, Malawi, past vivid gr......
Cocoa can save the world

Cocoa can save the world

Senior ONE Adviser Michael Gerson is on the ground in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this blog post, he writes about the benefits of cocoa crops on the country’s economy. A farmer from the Greenhouse project in Beni separates raw cacao beans from an opened cacao pod to be washed, fermented, dried, and shipped.We&h......