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What Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis Are Learning About the Politics of Retribution

Dr. Scheppele, a professor of sociology and international affairs at Princeton University, lived and worked in Hungary for many years as a researcher at the Hungarian Constitutional Court.

How do you pack for an escape?: A refugee’s story | Opinion

Up to four million refugees could be forced to leave Ukraine if the situation escalates. We need to make sure they have a home to return to.

How do we fix our credit scoring system?

Our data-based credit system was meant to be free of prejudice. It's not.

When We Were Socially Distant, Money Brought Us Closer

As the Covid-19 pandemic shattered lives and livelihoods, experts somberly anticipated a decline in philanthropic donations.

Watch | Pandemics: The Maths, the Masks, the Madness
Pandemics are nothing new, but the last handful of pandemics have all caught us by surprise...
Sara McLanahan | December 27, 1940 – December 31, 2021
by Kathryn Edin. Sara McLanahan, the William S. Tod Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, passed away on December 31 at 3:15 p.m.

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