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

By Laura Weidman Powers

June 30, 2016

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

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.


Brexit Tells East: Get Back to Where You Once Belonged

Zuzana Boehmová is taking the Brexit personally—because it was in part about keeping her out.


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Improving the State of Our Welfare State

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In Government We Trust?

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After fifty years of FOIA, Tyler Bugg considers what the legislation would look like if it were implemented for our modern age.