Monthly Archives: March 2021

Key facts about women’s suffrage around the world, a century after the United States ratified 19th Amendment

 Katherine Schaeffer of the Pew Research Center – This year marks the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which guarantees women the right to vote. But the United States was hardly the first country to codify women’s … Continue reading

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U.S. Wants India’s Help on China, but There Are a Few Sticking Points

William Mauldin and Sabrina Siddiqui in Washington and Rajesh Roy in New Delhi for the Wall Street Journal – The Biden administration is working to embed India in a network of countries in sharp competition with China, though they need to smooth over disagreements that … Continue reading

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Wild myths I believed about white people: Notes on race, American ignorance and the Capitol riots

Darryl Robertson is a former staff writer at VIBE and graduate student at Columbia University studying African American history – America will never cure its racial sickness because no one wants to begin with what they do not understand The Greyhound … Continue reading

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China’s Rise Drives a U.S. Experiment in Industrial Policy

Amid worries about vulnerability of semiconductor supply in China and Taiwan, Washington seeks to halt migration of chip making overseas American leaders have long trusted in private markets rather than the federal government to pick the economy’s winners and losers, … Continue reading

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The Guardian view on urban insecurity: build a feminist city

Editorial from The Guardian – The way our cities and towns look and work reflects political priorities. In mid-19th century Paris, when Baron Haussmann was seeking public money for building his boulevards, he told the government that wide, open avenues would … Continue reading

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