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The United States ranked first on health security; then came COVID-19. In place of technocratic hubris, we need robust new forms of democratic humility.

Sheila Jasanoff
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The intellectual demands of the 21st century, as well as the demands of democratic life, are best met by preserving plural definitions of a good education.

Deborah Meier
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The state must undertake all action necessary to end the social processes that continue to perpetuate the near-caste structure of American society.

Owen Fiss
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Even as globalization makes us complicit in terrible abuses of workers, it opens up new possibilities for public action.

Dara O’Rourke Archon Fung Charles Sabel
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Black problems are real, and often getting worse. We need new leadership community-based leadership in the black community.

Eva T. Thorne Eugene F. Rivers III
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Emerging technologies increase people’s ability to wall themselves off from topics and opinions that they would prefer to avoid, creating serious dangers.

Cass Sunstein
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America’s voting technologies are gravely inefficient, but solutions are less complicated than many politicians have indicated.

Stephen Ansolabehere
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Palestine should be transformed into a secular state—a constitutional-liberal state, with Arabs and Jews as its national citizens.

Lama Abu-Odeh
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If we do not take the needs of working families as a keystone, the gaps between poor and rich children will only grow wider.

Jody Heymann
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The silent theft of our shared assets and civic inheritance need not continue.

David Bollier
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Can democracy protect us against terrorism?

Elaine Scarry
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As politically tempting as the trade-off of immigrants’ liberties for our security may appear, we should resist it for reasons of principle, pragmatism, and self-interest.

David Cole
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1.2% of the GDP. That’s all it would take to green the economy.

Robert Pollin