Edition 114

It's Raining Manhood, But Who's Saying Hallelujah?

By Jane Greenway Carr

March 10, 2016

Jane Carr takes on the limited understanding of masculinity that defines the past and present of American politics.

It's Raining Manhood, But Who's Saying Hallelujah?

Jane Carr takes on the limited understanding of masculinity that defines the past and present of American politics.


Good News from Bad News for Brazil

Brazil’s political leadership is embroiled in economically deleterious scandal. Chayenne Polimédio says that’s a good thing.


Why Women Still Hold a Measly Number of Board Seats

Per Nanette Fondas, it has a lot to do with bias.


Using Evaluation to Help Teachers Learn

States are using new methods to assess teachers. Are they actually helping teachers learn?


Why Georgians Protested for Stalin

Because, explains Emily Tamkin, that’s how cults of personality work.


Make Britain Great Again, Again

Yascha Mounk explores what Margaret Thatcher, Boris Johnson, and, yes, Donald Trump all have in common.


Struggling to Stay Nourished in a Banking Desert

Terri Friedline and Mathieu Despard argue that ensuring physical bank branches are in low-income communities is critical for their fiscal he


A Stream in the Sea of Revolutionary Ideas

Tyler S. Bugg articulates the way in which Laura Secor’s new book challenges our narrow narrative on Iran.


Work Works for Juvenile Offenders

Here’s how one Texas program is offering youths second chances with first opportunities.