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From healthcare to education to clean water, public goods—things that are owed to members of a democracy—are increasingly threatened in the age of Trump. What can we do about it now and how can we safeguard the future? This video, based on our new print issue, The President's House Is Empty, considers these public goods: what they are, how to provide them, and how to ensure equitable access. What is at stake is not only what we owe each other, but who we are.
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But I do miss the hymns, / the small, hard apples with their dimpled skin. I do miss / things.
The vast hinterlands of the Global South’s cities are generating new solidarities and ideas of what counts as a life worth living.
Protests in China are shining a light not only on the country’s draconian population management but restrictions on workers everywhere.