Chamath Palihapitiya’s question is worth taking seriously.
From the Editors
The Century's take on the issues of the day
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.
Food stamps may be the most effective tool we have for fighting domestic poverty.
TPS is a short-term solution to an enduring problem rooted in centuries of Haitian history.
Some rabbis are claiming that SB 8 violates the obligations of their faith.
There was never a good way to leave—or stay.
Congress may finally be poised to do something, though not enough.
Why many low-income countries aren’t getting the doses they need
We can’t let the filibuster keep us from doing something about it.