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Reading and Writing Ourselves

Why are kids so obsessed with reading about adoption?

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Entangling Alliances

Are America’s alliances worth it, or not?

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Protecting Human Rights

Domestic workers quite literally keep us alive. It’s about time they got their rights.

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The Waters

We have a lot to do with what happens to rainwater.

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Bigger Than A Game

No sport has ever just been a game.

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Writing Through

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Presidential Leadership

What makes a leader decide to go to war? We take a look at the beginning of United States imperialism as we consider why leaders do the things they do.

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Predicting Hotspots

What if we could predict civil conflict 5 years in advance with machine learning? What might we do differently?

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Presenting: Overcoming Extremism

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Redlining and Reparations

The homeownership gap between whites and African Americans has exploded since the housing bust. It’s now wider than it was during the Jim Crow era.

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Science Out in the World

There’s a lot to learn in science class: the periodic table, the stages of a butterfly, but also … how to be an American citizen.

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Talkin’ Hurricanes

In the years since Hurricane Katrina, a lot has changed about New Orleans–including the way people talk.

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