Articles tagged with democracy

Amna A. Akbar Sameer Ashar Jocelyn Simonson

When we think, write, and act alongside movements, we help disrupt the everyday violence of law and imagine more radical transformation.

Robin D. G. Kelley

While W. E. B. Du Bois praised an expanding penitentiary system, T. Thomas Fortune called for investment in education and a multiracial, working-class movement.

Celina Su

Cities must empower historically marginalized communities to shape how public funds are spent.

David McDermott Hughes

Sunlight-friendly architecture could heat and illuminate buildings without expending any electricity.

Baher Azmy

The lawless—and ongoing—administration of the prison by four American presidents underwrites the broader democratic crisis we face today.

Ruth Berins Collier Jake Grumbach

The threat to American democracy springs, most fundamentally, from the social fragmentation wrought by a post-industrial economy.

Henry Farrell Glen Weyl

New tools and technology policy might help, but politics come first.

Kevin M. Lerner

Public interest journalism may not be salvageable. But more than being saved, it needs to be radically rethought.

Annette Zimmermann

Justice demands that we think not just about profit or performance, but above all about purpose.

Macabe Keliher

Founded a century ago, the Chinese Communist Party has repeatedly defied predictions of its demise. Today it retains popular support by selectively repressing and responding to social demands.