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How to Teach Truth when It Can Get You Killed
5 months ago

How to Teach Truth when It Can Get You Killed

How do you teach truth in a place where government creates truth? Can teaching critical thinking get North Korean students killed? These were the questions posed by award-winning author, journalist, …
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Ambassador Reveals a Post-Election Path to Clarity
5 months ago

Ambassador Reveals a Post-Election Path to Clarity

What does foreign policy look like today, and what will it look like in the Trump era?

Enter Daniel Kurtzer, the former U.S. Ambassador to Israel and Egypt, who is now …
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Inside the Effort to Quantify Global Human Development
6 months ago

Inside the Effort to Quantify Global Human Development

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Globalization at Its Best

In 1990, in an effort to measure the effects of poverty, the World Bank designated people living under $1 a day to be experiencing “extreme poverty.” …
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Op-Ed: “Panicked” or Not, Proposition HHH is Necessary to Address the Severity of the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles
7 months ago

Op-Ed: “Panicked” or Not, Proposition HHH is Necessary to Address the Severity of the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles

On June 12, 2016, Los Angeles County called for a state of emergency declaration in reference to California’s homelessness crisis. The declaration was an attempt to elicit the attention of …
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Is America as Deeply Divided as Everyone Thinks? Big Data Says No
11 months ago

Is America as Deeply Divided as Everyone Thinks? Big Data Says No

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Dr. Sam Abrams is out to disrupt politics — with data. His findings? We may not be as divided as the national news media tells us we are.

As a …
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The Digital Age Isn’t Ruining Journalism — It’s Changing It | Jordan Crook
12 months ago

The Digital Age Isn’t Ruining Journalism — It’s Changing It | Jordan Crook

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It’s certainly no secret that the digital age has complicated journalism. How then do we distinguish time-tested sources like The New York Times or The Washington Post from more up-and-coming click …
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Inside the Mind of an Ambassador
1 year ago

Inside the Mind of an Ambassador

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Former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter knows conflict. He served as a diplomat under 5 different Presidents, and he’s worked in some of the most contentious regions across the …
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How Apple is Tackling Major Issues of Cybersecurity
1 year ago

How Apple is Tackling Major Issues of Cybersecurity

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Apple’s challenge to the F.B.I. feels like a battle of behemoths—and there’s no clear end in sight. Surely, the Supreme Court will decide. But Apple is an international company, and …
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Tinder for President: SmarterVote Chooses Your Ideal Candidate
2 years ago

Tinder for President: SmarterVote Chooses Your Ideal Candidate

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Can we “Make America Great Again?” Donald Trump surely hopes so. With nearly two dozen Republicans running in the primary election and uncertainty pervading the Democratic Party, the White House …
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How Design Becomes Radical Social Change
2 years ago

How Design Becomes Radical Social Change

Most good designers will tell you that design is not useful unless it directly serves the need of the end-user. And yet, finding out what the end user actually wants—and …
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