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Opinion: On Race Exhibit, Smithsonian Museum Richly Deserves Ridicule

When Pew Research Center asked black and white Americans last year, majorities of each group agreed that race relations in the United States are generally bad. When Pew asked whether the legacy of slavery significantly affects the position of black people in American society, majorities of blacks and whites agreed that it did. The two groups differed

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Opinion: Communications, From Kovacs to COVID

Somewhere early in 2020, human communication changed radically — probably forever. Those who understand this and successfully adapt will flourish in the post-COVID-19 world. Those who don’t will shout into a din of electronic conversation— unheard, unnoticed and perhaps unemployed. Meanwhile, we’re suffering through interminable Zoom lectures and deadly dull online classes given by teachers

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Opinion: State-Level Marijuana Decriminalization Is Not Enough; Here’s Why Legalization Is Necessary

Statewide marijuana policies are rapidly evolving. A majority of the public now believes that marijuana prohibition must come to an end, and a growing number of politicians are similarly calling for alternatives to criminalization. The two most commonly debated policy alternatives to the status quo of marijuana prohibition are decriminalization or legalization. To date, 27 states and

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Llewellyn King: Future Indicative — Work From Home Will Change Everything

Dimly through the fog of the future some structures are emerging. Some of the purely physical are becoming discernible. The changes in work, collective consciousness and play are harder to bring into focus. We — call us a ravaged generation — will face a future, the future indicative, radically different from that past that we

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Opinion: Capitalism — by Any Other Name

“Capitalism,” the dominant economic system in the global political economy, is defined by Merriam-Webster as “an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, by investments that are determined by private decision, and by prices, production, and the distribution of goods that are determined mainly by competition in a free market.” This is an excellent

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