Lisa Cook, professor of economics, was a member of Biden’s transition team. She discusses the challenges of her agency review team: credit access, gender and income inequality, diversity, inflation, financial regulation, segregation. Continua a leggere Diversity, innovation, inequality: interview with prof. Lisa Cook, Biden’s ART economist
Could the outcomes of the 2020 Regional and Local Authority Elections be a turning point in the Namibian political landscape? Ndumba J. Kamwanyah, Bruno Venditto, and Chistian Nekare conducted series of interviews. Continua a leggere Namibia’s Changing Political Landscape: the 2020 Regional Council and Local Authority Elections
How does the challenge between Biden and Trump look like in western Pennsylvania? J.T. Herwald analyses the surge in polarization through the lens of fracking, covid and social justice. Continua a leggere Inequitable Partisanship in Pennsylvania: A Case Study in the 2020 Election
An intense debate over remote teaching emerged during the summer, when teachers’ unions decided to strike in response to Covid fears.
Jennifer Jendras argues that the power of unionized teachers, with the support of the Democratic party, is hurting the very students liberals claim to care about. Continua a leggere “Liberal unionized teachers are hurting underserved students”. Is Covid reinforcing inequalities in Illinois?
What makes Wisconsin different? An op-ed by Marissa Eckrote, who describes how the urban/rural divide and religion have become increasingly polarized. An insight from the “Badger State”, won by Trump in 2016 with a 0.77% margin. Continua a leggere “The conservatism that I grew up around was different”. Geography and religion in Wisconsin
his op-ed is part of Signal, an editorial project trying to talk about the Presidential elections in the USA avoiding informational noise, Peter Fowler writes from Michigan. Continua a leggere “I’ll shamefully vote for Jim Crow Joe”. The point of view that might be crucial in Michigan
Our interview with Valery Tsepkalo, opposition candidate to the presidential elections in Belarus 2020, former Ambassador to USA and Mexico, and founder of the Belarus Hi-Tech Park (Eastern Europe Silicon Valley). Continua a leggere Belarus. “Against our people, against the Constitution. Lukashenko just wants the power”. Interview with Valery Tsepkalo
With the creation of “LGBT-free” zones, the rights of the Polish LGBT community are once again under attack. But something is slowly starting to change, from the bottom. Continua a leggere Guilt to love. LGBT rights in Poland are still threatened. Interview with Mikolaj Czerwiński.
Do Japanese women avoid contraception as a choice and the State regulation simply follows this trend; or don’t Japanese women really have a choice because they don’t even know about its existence? An interview with Kazuko Fukuda, founder of #Nandenaino project. Continua a leggere Female contraception in Japan: human right or social stigma?
“The world is what it is, which is to say, nothing much. This is what everyone learned yesterday, thanks to the formidable concert of opinion coming from radios, newspapers, and information agencies”. Thus, on the 8th of August 1945, Albert Camus … Continua a leggere The West after Paris – Interview with James Strong