Nathan Pippenger

"Separate and Unequal," 50 Years Later: Taking Stock of the Kerner Report

Politicians, public servants, activists, and citizens gather to discuss a landmark report on racial inequality, 50 years on.

Zuck, Murdoch, and Crisis of Epistemic Breakdown

Worried about American institutions? Don't expect a chastened, post-2016 Facebook to come to the rescue.

Will Public Opinion Turn Against Assault Weapons?

Americans favor certain kinds of gun control measures, but they're somewhat divided on the most effective ones.

Trump Week 55: Authoritarianism Watch

Some highlights from the week, as Trump's behavior is as unsettling to the state of our democracy as ever.

Against Resets

The increasingly common word asks us to believe in a dangerous political fantasy.