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Edition 161
Factoring Schools into the Calculus of City Budgeting

There's an unlikely source of input into Austin's public budget—the city's public school students.

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Edition 160
‘S-Town’ Explores a Complicated Compassion for the White Underclass

The popular new podcast is a revelation on how complex growing conservative populism truly is.

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Edition 159
How Classrooms Stymie Women of Color in STEM

We must be critical of STEM education efforts, which often overlook the subtle ways we perpetuate STEM disparity in classrooms.

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Edition 158
Different Day, Same Old Democratic Crisis

While some argue that American democracy as we know it is ending, this debate is thousands of years old—literally.

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Edition 157
Here’s Why Closing the Foreign Policy Gender Gap Matters

Conversations about foreign policy happen largely between men—and we're all worse off as a result.

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Edition 156
Introduction: Fairness, Feminism, and the Female Experience

There's much work yet to be done to create fair, just, and egalitarian societies for women as well as men.

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Edition 155
If We're Serious About Early Learning, Here's How It Should Look

Early care and education is infrastructure—building it will take real investment, not just tax credits and deductions.

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Edition 154
Hidden Staffers: Why Diversity in Government Matters

Without proper racial representation, our government risks harming the people it's supposed to serve.

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Edition 153
Of George Washington, Donald Trump, and Civility

Anne-Marie Slaughter urges us to bring on vociferous debate, because words can and should be met with words, with often surprising results.

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Edition 152
America Has Never Not Had a Child Care Problem

The persistent view that child care is the primary responsibility of mothers has created a child care system with weak foundations.

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Edition 151
Beyond the "Peaceful" Protest

Treating peacefulness and respectability as measures of a protest's validity ensures that only certain voices will be heard.

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Edition 150
Let's Have an “Adult” Conversation on Encryption

Comey's stance on encryption technology does nothing to fix the challenges that it poses for law enforcement.

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