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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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Hamilton presents us with the Choice of Hercules retold as a choice between two kinds of political life.

Martha C. Nussbaum
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The loss of jobs that accompanied globalization could have been avoided.

Dean Baker
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A pluralistic democracy is built on debate, disagreement, and wakeful action. This forum begins the conversation.

Joshua Cohen

Liberal democracy requires that we banish religion from politics.

Avishai Margalit & Assaf Sharon

Moralistic or not, misogyny is not about hating women. It is about controlling them.

Kate Manne
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Preparation for democratic citizenship demands humanities education, not just STEM.

Danielle Allen

The university is not an engine of social transformation. Activism is.

Robin D. G. Kelley

It is impossible to divorce nature from human influence. Can that influence be democratic?

Jedediah Britton-Purdy
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Most people own things they don’t really need. It is worth thinking about why.

Paul Bloom
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Democracy no longer has rivals, but its fairness and effectiveness face skepticism.

Ira Katznelson
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A minimally acceptable ethical life involves using a substantial part of one’s spare resources to make the world a better place.

Peter Singer
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Consumer prices are not the only concern raised by dominant companies.

K. Sabeel Rahman