It’s all fun and games until….someone brings up politics at the Olympics. Sorry! But if you’ve had enough of politics, we’ve also got social science on why learning a new language is beneficial, different conceptions of race in the Americas, and gentrification.
“Is Probation the Solution to High Conviction Rates?” by Nahrissa Rush. PBS asks Michelle Phelps to weigh in on probation as a solution to high rates of felony convictions.
From Our Partners:
“Talk with Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz on IPV in Transgender Communities,” by Tasia Clemons.
And a Few from the Community Pages:
- Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies reflects on troubling pasts in Ukraine and Minnesota.
- Cyborgology considers the ethics of engineers.
- Dispatches from a Dean reviews Carvell Wallace’s review of Black Panther.