U.S.

April, 2016

  • 26 April

    US-Saudi Ties and Middle East’s New Realities 

    As Saudi Arabia embarks on a period of significant economic and foreign policy change, the United States should use all the incentives at its disposal to press for change in a progressive direction.

  • 20 April

    Resilient Midwestern Cities Improving Equity in a Changing Climate

    Faced with growing risks of flooding, heat-related deaths, and poor air and water quality; skyrocketing energy bills; and costly damage to homes and infrastructure, some Midwestern city officials and community advocates are taking steps to improve their cities’ resilience to the effects of climate change.

  • 18 April

    A Decisive New York Primary for the Clintons – Again

    The story of New York's 1992 Democratic primary -- when another Clinton beat another left wing candidate with the help of another Cuomo.

  • 11 April

    The United States of Flint

    Our outdated infrastructure will fall apart if we don't invest in repairing it — that's just physics.

  • 2 April

    Is Nuclear Energy Isn’t Worth the Risks?

    The scariest part of the Brussels attacks is something that hasn’t happened yet and hopefully never will: an act of nuclear terrorism.

March, 2016

  • 30 March

    What Does the Science Really Say About Sea-level Rise?

    Could sea levels really rise by several meters this century. Probably not, although this century's greenhouse emissions could potentially set the stage for large rises in centuries to come.

  • 28 March

    Americans Join Pakistanis to Condemn Lahore Terror Attack

    Several vigils held in NYC to pay respects to the victims. White House, public officials and world leaders condemn the attack.

  • 21 March

    As Obama Makes Historic Visit, is Cuba Ready for Change?

    Cuba has been reforming parts of its economy since 2008. Will the thaw in relations with its Cold War adversary and Obama's visit accelerate those changes?

  • 16 March

    Women of Color and the US Criminal Justice System

    Women are the fastest-growing portion of the U.S. prison population. In particular, women of color are disproportionately affected by the criminal justice system.

  • 14 March

    Why We Have the Most Polarized Supreme Court in History

    You're not imagining it: the Supreme Court has gotten more polarized politically than in years past, thanks to fewer moderates in the Senate.