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Deborah Chasman Joshua Cohen

Our new book offers a deeper understanding of the current challenges of AI and a rich, constructive, morally urgent vision for redirecting its course.

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Exploring work, democracy, and justice in the age of automation, Daron Acemoglu and other contributors sketch an urgent vision for redirecting the course of technological change for good. Preorder our Spring 2021 book now.

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Michael D. Gordin

Philosopher Karl Popper famously asked how to tell the two apart. His answer—falsifiability—hasn’t aged well, but the effort lives on.

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Eric Reinhart

As more and more doctors awaken to the political determinants of health, the U.S. medical profession needs a deeper vision for the ethical meanings of care.

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Bram Wispelwey Michelle Morse

Colorblind solutions have failed to achieve racial equity in health care. We need both federal reparations and real institutional accountability.

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Erica X Eisen

On life in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan—one of the most polluted cities in the world.

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Duncan Kelly

Can today’s crises inspire action at the scales required to think about planetary sustainability?

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David McDermott Hughes

A new “solar homesteading law” could harness rays of sun that fall on roofs and parking lots in cities and advance the aims of energy democracy.

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Alexis Pauline Gumbs

If many marine mammals are on the verge of extinction, it is not for lack of environmental activism, but because we are entangled in a global financial system that it does not seem possible to transform.

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Duana Fullwiley

Home DNA ancestry kits include no ancestors, instead comparing customers to other present-day people based on assumptions about race and ethnicity. So what are they actually selling?

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