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The Case for Race-Conscious Affirmative Action

Minority students in racially isolated schools have drastically less access to critical educational resources.
The U.S. Capitol Building at night

Has the Internet Weakened Our Political Institutions?

According to our columnist, the internet has destabilized many of the informal institutions that underpin our democracy.
My Body My Choice graffiti

What Roe v. Wade Means for Internet Privacy

Roe v. Wade left Americans with the idea that privacy is something we can expect as citizens. But does the SCOTUS consider privacy a constitutional right?
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Can We Build a Better Facebook?

Is it time to turn our back on Facebook? And if so, what social network could possibly replace it?
Obamacare signing

Access to Care Is Only Part of Public Health

While the U.S. debate over healthcare has been focused on Obamacare, we’ve been ignoring some other important aspects of health policy.
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Who Can You Trust Online?

Who can you trust online? It’s a question that comes up constantly in our digital lives, and it’s also a subject of great fascination to internet scholars.
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Women at Work

From finance to law and the sciences, women at work find themselves changing their personalities and habits to fit in.
The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo



Art and the Spoils of War

The Nazis weren't the first looters of European art treasures.
New York area marksman C.B. Winder shooting a gun. 
Photo Credit: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress)

Deep Dive

Each week, our editors annotate the most popular op-ed pieces in the news with links to further reading on JSTOR.