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Edition 129

Energy and the Environment, Not the Olympics, Are the Real Tests for Brazil

Eve Bratman explains why the loss felt by Brazilians from the Rio Games will be greater than that experienced by any athlete.

Edition 129
Energy and the Environment, Not the Olympics, Are the Real Tests for Brazil

Eve Bratman explains why the loss felt by Brazilians from the Rio Games will be greater than that experienced by any athlete.

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Edition 128
Want to Close the Racial Wealth Gap in America? Diversify the Tech Industry

The tech industry is the next great civil rights battleground. Laura Weidman Powers explains why.

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Edition 127
If We Want Gun Safety, We Need to Change Course

We need to do something differently if we hope to enact gun control in America, says Heather Hurlburt.

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Edition 126
Women and All Their Fake Free Time

Zuzana Boehmová and Elizabeth Weingarten explain why we aren't talking about the value of unpaid work—and why we should.

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Edition 125
Who Has the Luxury to Fail?

Patricia Hart argues that the next disruption to come out of Silicon Valley should be increased equality in social innovation.

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Edition 124
China’s Worst Disaster

In a continuation of our look at the personal element of politics, Mei Fong shares how she came to examine China's one child policy.

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Edition 123
Nothing Personal

Heather Hurlburt kicks off our series of essays on why we believe policy is personal with a look at who has the luxury of not taking it pers

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Edition 122
Consolidation Is Eating Our Food Economy

What’s happening to the United States food market is relevant to anyone who makes, sells, or eats food in America. That includes you, writes

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Edition 121
In Case of Emergency, Break Glass Ceiling

Why, ask Jane Carr and Elizabeth Weingarten, do companies only think to hire women in times of crisis?

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Edition 120
Lights, Camera, Politics

Question from Leila Pedersen: Are conservative voters in California starstruck?

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Edition 119
The Economics of Power

Increasing economic inequality is not just about changes in the workforce. K. Sabeel Rahman explains why it is also about a shift in the ba

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Edition 118
Crime Doesn't Pay, But Lowering It Might

A program that pays criminals not to commit crimes might be coming to D.C. That’s not a bad thing, writes Monica Potts.

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