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EDUCATION POLICY
There’s a Stigma Around Men Teaching Young Kids. Here’s How We Change It.

Aaron Loewenberg wrote for Slate about the stigma around men teaching young children.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE and PUBLIC INTEREST TECHNOLOGY
AI is the future of hiring, but it's far from immune to bias

Dipayan Ghosh wrote for Quartz about the implications of using AI in hiring processes.


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
Managing Washington's Flawed Partners in Eastern Syria

Barak Barfi writes for the Washington Institute about the US forces' need to balance its proxies and objectives in fighting ISIS in Syria


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Responsibility and the Encryption Debate: A Response to DAG Rosenstein

Robyn Greene wrote about the importance of setting the record straight on DAG Rosenstein’s many legal arguments against encryption.


FELLOWS
Russia’s House of Shadows

Joshua Yaffa wrote for the New Yorker regarding how one building played an important role in Russian history:


POLITICAL REFORM
Trump Tried Reality-TV Tricks in His Iran Announcement

Heather Hurlburt interpreted Trump's Iran announcement for New York Magazine.


FELLOWS and INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
New Suit Filed in Virginia to Prevent Another “Charlottesville” Paramilitary Rally

Joshua Geltzer wrote for Just Security on the lawsuit he filed to prevent the kind of violence that occurred in Charlottesville in August.


BETTER LIFE LAB
Gender Inequality in Puerto Rico Is About to Get Worse

Alieza Durana wrote for the Better Life Lab blog on Slate on gender inequality in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.


FELLOWS and INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
On Iran Deal, Trump Courts Another Fiasco like Repealing Obamacare

Peter Bergen wrote for CNN about the Iran deal.


POLITICAL REFORM
It’s the Culture, Stupid

Lee Drutman wrote about how the Democratic Party should re-examine identity politics The New Republic.


BETTER LIFE LAB
Four Fixes to End the Gender Pay Gap That Might Actually Work.

Haley Swenson writes for the Better Life Lab blog on Slate about four ways to fix the gender pay gap.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Blade Runner and the Power of Sci-Fi World-Building

If we look closer at the world-building techniques underlying movies’ possible futures, they may even help us redesign our own futures.