Director's Desk

What We’re Reading: June 2, 2016

The Donald Trump dove myth: why he’s actually a bigger hawk than Hillary Clinton (Vox) by Zack Beauchamp "Trump isn't a leftist, nor is he a...

What We’re Reading: May 26, 2016

Machine Bias (ProPublica) by Julia Angwin, Jeff Larson, Surya Mattu and Lauren Kirchner "Yet something odd happened when Borden and Prater were booked into jail: A...

What We’re Reading: May 12, 2016

Harvard to ban members of single-sex clubs from student leadership roles (Guardian) by Alan Yuhas "Harvard University will bar members of single-sex clubs, fraternities and sororities...

What We’re Reading: May 5, 2016

When in drought: the California farmers who don’t water their crops (Guardian) by Charlotte Simmonds "Is it possible to grow healthy grapes without watering them? Actually,...

What We’re Reading: March 31, 2016

An Ethicist Reads The Art of the Deal (Atlantic) by John Paul Rollert "If you’re a few dozen deep on the waitlist at the local library...

What We’re Reading: March 17, 2016

CDC: 1 in 2 black gay men in US will be diagnosed with HIV (AP) by Mike Stobbe "New HIV infections have been falling in the...

What We’re Reading: March 10, 2016

J.J. Abrams created a hiring system that considers women and minorities in proportion to the US population (Quartz) by Adam Epstein "Star Wars: The Force Awakens...

What We’re Reading: March 3, 2016

Everything You Make Is an Engine (lindaholmes.tumblr) by Linda Holmes "What I mean by that is that anything you make – a podcast, a book, a...

What We’re Reading: February 25, 2016

A Black Police Officer's Fight Against the NYPD (New York Times) by Saki Knafo "Over the last two years, Raymond has recorded almost a dozen officials...

What We’re Reading: February 18, 2016

Stop Bernie-Splaining to Black Voters (New York Times) by Charles M. Blow "It is not black folks who need to come to a new understanding, but...