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After Roe v. Wade, Angela Davis wrote about how the reproductive rights movement was failing women of color. As Roe is dismantled, her diagnosis is more crucial than ever.

Sara Matthiesen

Uncertainty Is Here!

Nearly two years into a global pandemic, uncertainty has profoundly unsettled both our personal and political lives. In our Fall 2021 book, eleven thinkers consider its scientific, philosophical, and economic aspects. Together they make clear that uncertainty need not be paralyzing. Leading this book’s forum, Sheila Jasanoff, pioneering scholar of science and technology studies, argues that public policy could benefit from a much more serious acknowledgment of uncertainty. Also featuring Jana Bacevic, Caley Horan, Annie Howard, Lily Hu, Michael D. Jackson, Jay S. Kaufman, Oded Na’aman, Zeynep Pamuk, Simon Torracinta, Alexandre White.

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From the Archive: Lani Guinier

With news of the passing of law professor Lani Guinier, we revisit her lead essay (co-written with Susan Sturm) from a forum on the problems with affirmative action—and possible alternatives.

“By using the experience of those on the margin to rethink the whole, we may forge a new, progressive vision of cross-racial collaboration, functional diversity, and genuinely democratic opportunity.” Read more.