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Nia T. Evans

We need to reckon with police lies not only as a form of individual misconduct but as a matter of political speech.

Celina Su

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

Teresa M. Bejan

Amidst growing suspicion that equality talk is cheap, a new book explains where egalitarianism went wrong—and what it still has to offer.

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David McDermott Hughes

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

Eleanor Davey

Twenty years of cruel anti-immigrant policy have left thousands of asylum seekers in limbo, detained in offshore prisons or in mainland commercial hotels.

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò

Racial redress should be modeled on the global anticolonial tradition of worldbuilding.

Ruth Berins Collier Jake Grumbach

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

A recording of our event featuring Noam Chomsky, Sally Abed, Omar Dahi, Alon-lee Green, Congressman Jim McGovern, and Dr. James Zogby, President of the Arab-American Institute.

Sheila Jasanoff

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.

Henry Farrell Glen Weyl

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

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