From Past Issues

Fast Tech, Slow Change

Thursday January 28, 2021 / By Sascha Haselmayer

From The Slow Lane issue

It may seem like technology will speed processes and improve outcomes, but that isn’t always the case. Here’s why.  In January 2009, we assumed we struck... Read More

“Intimate Violence is Not a Natural Disaster.”

Thursday January 28, 2021 / By Karen Bannan

From The Slow Lane issue

As President Joe Biden’s transition team recently explained when reintroducing the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019, “as... Read More

Q&A: And The Children Shall Lead Us

Thursday January 28, 2021 / By Karen Bannan

From The Slow Lane issue

Peace First launched 30 years ago at Harvard University with a single truism: In order to solve the world’s most pressing and difficult problems, young... Read More

The Slow Lane Goes Live

Wednesday January 27, 2021 / By user

From The Slow Lane issue

How do you cap off an incredible issue? You take it live — The Commons Live! The event, which took place on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, brought... Read More

Human or machine? Social science or computer science? Yes, we need them all.

Monday November 30, 2020 / By Scott A. Hale

From The Disinformation issue

Today nearly half of the world’s population is online, and while we know we need to increase access to the Internet, access alone is not enough. Information... Read More

Misinformation and Disinformation: What PIT Practitioners (and Everyone) Needs to Know

Monday November 30, 2020 / By Karen Bannan

From The Disinformation issue

It seems like everywhere you look these days there’s someone screaming “fake news.” In many cases, they are right. Over the past few years, as the amount... Read More

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