Social media platforms are damaging democracy, and it’s not primarily about what speech they do or don’t moderate.
From the Editors
The Century's take on the issues of the day
People fear the impact of difficult books. They aren’t entirely wrong.
It’s not just about an overall partisan advantage.
We seem to want public figures with inconsequential beliefs.
What happens when one country believes it has the right to send troops into another country, impose its will, and abuse the rule of law?
Our dependence on fossil fuels is filling Vladimir Putin’s war chest.
Yet it’s holding tight to its life-saving information—and its record-breaking profits.
Chamath Palihapitiya’s question is worth taking seriously.
It’s climate change.
It’s time for the president’s actions on fossil fuels to match his words.
A recent study illuminates the economic cost of land theft. What might reparations look like?
What can the US do to change Putin’s political calculus?
The party in Trump’s thrall is going after the very notion of fair elections. Yet Congress has failed to act.
When officers can duck consequences for civil rights violations, policing is more dangerous for everyone.
Behind the curriculum debates lurks a deeper question about what it means to form citizens.