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Hope Reese

Hope Reese is a journalist in Louisville, KY, and an adjunct instructor at Indiana University. She writes for The Atlantic, The Boston Globe, MIT’s Undark Magazine, Vox, and other publications. Find her at hopereese.com and on Twitter @hope_reese.

Michelle Dean

Michelle Dean: A Sharp Look at Criticism by Women

Dean on the obstacles women face in being taken seriously as intellectuals, feminist infighting, and the importance of being an outsider.
Robert Reich interview

Robert Reich: How to Resurrect the Common Good

Reich talks justice for Wall Street malfeasance, the importance of faith-based communities, the threat of demagoguery, and finding hope in today's youth.
Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker: We’re Living Better through Enlightenment

Pinker on the dark side of political correctness, the differences between men and women, the media's violence bias, and his differences with Bill Gates on artificial intelligence.
Cornel West

Cornel West: Neoliberalism Has Failed Us

West speaks on Obama’s legacy, the failures of American empire, and the role of race in Trump’s election.

Housework, Gender Roles, and Sex: It’s Complicated

Scholars examine gender roles, sex, and egalitarianism within marriage.