Institutions, Policy & Politics

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    How Unregulated Finance is Killing Democracy

    The twin threats of right-wing populism and unencumbered financial capitalism pose a crisis for democracy across the world, argues Robert Kuttner in his new book, Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism? Watch the video

    How Pseudoscientific Rankings Are Distorting Research

    The shocking—but illustrative—example of how an Italian government agency concocted statistics to evaluate scholarship, hid them from the public, and masqueraded them as science. It’s a growing phenomenon Read more