Day: April 3, 2014

The effects of income inequality on education and success in 18 charts

“Class haunts people from womb to grave, limiting their ability to flourish and pursue the good life as they define it. Confronted with the reality of our society’s entrenched class system, our national politics in its present state offers three responses. The first response is to deny reality altogether, usually in favor of an anecdote […]

Will the Pope speak against Uganda’s harsh anti-gay laws

Matt Ford of The Atlantic poses a question on the minds of many human rights activists: will Pope Francis speak out against the harsh anti-gay law, and increasingly homophobic tenor of public life in Uganda? He asks that question while examining how anti-gay ideology has become so powerful in Uganda politics and exploring how the […]