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Archon Fung

Archon Fung is Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and coauthor of Full Disclosure: The Perils and Promise of Transparency.

A conversation with Heather C. McGhee about the zero-sum thinking that has long dominated American attitudes to race and wealth—and how to organize to secure public goods for everyone.

Archon Fung Heather C. McGhee

Unless we bolster its foundations, our enfeebled democracy won’t be able to solve any of the daunting problems Biden has singled out as priorities.

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We must take very seriously the responsibility to judge our leaders' policies. When they fail us, we must act as leaders ourselves.

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A conversation between Arlie Hochschild and Archon Fung.

Arlie Hochschild Archon Fung

Three new books draw a disturbing picture of America as a system of compounding inequality driven by a hereditary meritocracy of professional elites.

Archon Fung

Making Transparency Good for You

Archon Fung Elena Fagotto

Lessig’s New Hampshire rebellion.

Archon Fung

Using Privilege to Advance Democracy and Justice.

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Should Political Scientists Care More About Politics?

Archon Fung

Creating a more productive politics for the future.

Samuel Issacharoff Archon Fung Luis Ricardo Fraga Heather Gerken Alex Keyssar Pamela S. Karlan

Lessons from grass-roots organizing.

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The United States is in the midst of a fundamental reorientation of its environmental regulation, one that is as improbable as it is unremarked.

Bradley Karkkainen Archon Fung Charles Sabel

Even as globalization makes us complicit in terrible abuses of workers, it opens up new possibilities for public action.

Dara O’Rourke Archon Fung Charles Sabel

Using the socioeconomic biases of technology to our advantage.

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We must discover effective ways for 21st century civic engagement.

Archon Fung

Corporate data collection is more harmful than government misuse.

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Dara O’Rourke Archon Fung Charles Sabel

Our critics range from enthusiasts to skeptics.

Bradley Karkkainen Archon Fung Charles Sabel