A Political and Literary Forum
Pulse oximeters give biased results for people with darker skin. The consequences could be serious.
Anti-vaxxers need to relax.
Global warmning doesn’t register highly among Americans’ environmental concerns.
Stephen Ansolabehere, David M. Konisky
Protests against a new waste management system signals a turning point in Chinese environmentalism.
Brain images are ubiquitous and compelling, but the science behind them is not.
Dole used a pesticide that rendered banana workers sterile. Why is it so hard to litigate?
The newest report sees nothing illegal about warrantless collection of Americans’ international calls and e-mails.
The Making of an American Folk Song
At last, a unanimous Supreme Court decision in which the Justices agree with... me.
The buffer zone decision is wonderfully logical but also divorced from real experience.
Nicholas Wade's A Troublesome Inheritance is scientifically dubious and blind to its racist implications.
Philip N. Cohen
Shigeru Ban's humanitarianism is unquestioned, but are his designs too humble to warrant architecture's most coveted prize?
Middle-class Americans have alternatively immersed themselves in and withdrawn from public urban spaces.
Claude S. Fischer
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Jedediah Britton-Purdy, Amy Kapczynski, David Singh Grewal
Robin D. G. Kelley
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