Facing the social dilemma of COVID-19
The irony? The same impulses that drive us to be together could not be harnessed to have us act together to vanquish this disease.
Did democracy survive the Trump presidency?
For many Americans, birthright citizenship and the image of an immigrant nation are powerful concepts, even when they overlook the long American history of genocide and slave labor that built the nation.
Is this America? Protests and policing in historical context
What America should learn from the unbroken history of police violence against Black and brown communities.
There are opportunities for climate livelihoods in developing countries
Innovative green technologies can simultaneously stem climate change and create jobs in sub-Saharan Africa.
Want a great leader? Hire a woman
Some of the most successful political leaders in the world today are female.
A Black woman will be the world’s top trade official for the first time
London (CNN Business)The path has been cleared for Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to become the first woman and the first African to lead the World Trade Organization after South Korea's candidate pulled out of the race for the job.
Foreign Affairs The Abandonment of the West: The History of an Idea in American Foreign Policy
The fall of the Berlin Wall exposed the failures of Soviet communism.
The Nation Paul Farmer on How We Tell the Story of a Pandemic
A conversation with Dr. Farmer about his new book on the 2014 Ebola crisis, clinical nihilism, and public health’s failure of imagination.
NYTimes Paul Farmer Is Awarded the $1 Million Berggruen
The medical anthropologist won the prize, which is given to “thinkers whose ideas have profoundly shaped human self-understanding and advancement.”
The only Chicagoan of the Chicago 7 just wrote a memoir and says he’s a fan of the Netflix movie ‘Trial of the Chicago 7’
Lee Weiner was the only defendant in the 1969 trial of the Chicago 7 who was from Chicago. He grew up in South Shore;