Texts From Politicians Could Be More Dangerous Than Ever

Covid-19 has forced 2020 US political campaigns to abandon door-to-door canvassing, rallies, and fundraising extravaganzas—leaving them grasping for ways to build meaningful interpersonal bonds, just like the rest of us. Politicians want to be your quarantine buddy,...

Digital IDs Make Systemic Bias Worse

Ironically, the main reason Ziya had applied for an ID was to secure a birth certificate for her son. She’d need one to enroll him in preschool. But she found herself trapped in a hall of mirrors. You can’t get a birth certificate for your son because you don’t have...

We Need to Protect Antarctic ‘Blue Carbon’

Both polar regions are losing marine ice. Ice shelves are breaking up into giant icebergs, more glaciers are retreating and at faster rates, less sea surface is freezing and for shorter periods. Simply put, the north and south poles are becoming less white and more...