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To generate local, inclusive prosperity, cities must think beyond tech accelerators and science parks and instead embrace a wider range of innovation strategies.

Dan Breznitz
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The success of OxyContin hinged on racially bifurcated understandings of addiction. The fundamental division between “dope” and medicine, after all, has always been the race and class of users.

Donna Murch
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Contemporary economics is finally breaking free from its market fetishism, offering plenty of tools we can use to make society more inclusive.

Suresh Naidu, Dani Rodrik, Gabriel Zucman
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The government’s new Nation State Law codifies prejudice, but therein lies a silver lining.

Odeh Bisharat
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Canonization has prevented a reckoning with the substance of King’s intellectual, ethical, and political commitments.

Brandon M. Terry

Feminism needs better reproductive strategies.

Merve Emre
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What if we use the history of slavery as a standpoint from which to rethink our notion of justice today?

Walter Johnson
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Cities are increasingly being viewed as bastions of progressivism. But can they live up to the promise?

Quinton Mayne

A debate with Mark Bray about Antifa and the use of violence as a political tool.

Amitai Etzioni

To build a tangible, inclusive, meaningful, and durable community, we must begin with public goods.

K. Sabeel Rahman

Unions are being strangled by laws that block workers from organizing, striking, and acting in solidarity. Becoming a rights-based movement is the only way to save labor.

Ed Bruno James Gray Pope Peter Kellman
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Each week, another magazine, book, or think tank sketches a dystopian near-future in which automation renders workers unnecessary. Is a basic income the solution?

Brishen Rogers
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For too long we have acquiesced to Islamophobic government policies. The cost of our silence is now clear.

Amna Akbar Jeanne Theoharis