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Jan 29 2018 | Catherine Sirois
When should a child be taken from his parents? In an August 2017 article in The New Yorker, Larissa MacFarquhar poses this question and illustrates, through an in-depth examination of New York City’s child welfare system, just how complicated the answer might be. She traces the story of one young...
Jan 22 2018 | Avshalom Schwartz
In contemporary debates around Universal Basic Income (UBI), much focus is given to its potential role in mitigating the adverse effects of automatization on employment. This focus is driven, in part, by the growing interest of the tech industry in UBI and growing support of some of the leading...
Dec 8 2017 | Sara Button
Where were you when you were fifteen? Maybe learning to drive and working an after-school job, or toiling through homework and trying to keep up with music lessons, or just trying to figure out who you wanted to be as a human.
Nov 17 2017 | Sara Button
On November 13, journalist Franklin Foer, staff writer at The Atlantic, sat with Stanford law professor and legal scholar Nate Persily for a conversation moderated by Lucy Bernholz, Senior Research Scholar at Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and Director of the Digital...
Oct 30 2017 | Claire Thompson
In 2006, Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth “awakened the world to the perils of climate change,” Stanford Professor Rob Reich stated in his opening words before the campus screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. That was over a decade ago, and here we are, fishing for threads of hope as...

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