Social Justice and Equity
- A Conversation With U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism Deborah LipstadtHistorian and now U.S. Ambassador Deborah Lipstadt discusses the increase in antisemitic incidents and rhetoric following the October 7, 2023 attack on Israel, contemporary sources of antisemitism, and the U.S. government’s responses to global antisemitism.
- Congress Can Help Make Housing Affordable—It Just Has to ActThe Barrister Apartments in downtown Cincinnati, slated to open early next year, are a housing policy success story. Financed with federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, it is the first investment i…
- Historical Perspectives on Anti-Muslim Prejudice in the United States and Lessons for TodayPanelists discuss the history of anti-Muslim and anti-Arab prejudice in the United States, including how events such as the 1979 Iran hostage crisis and the 9/11 terrorist attacks shaped public perception, the effects of these biases on American Muslim and Arab communities, the role of technology in spreading hate speech, and the implications for U.S. democracy.
- Antisemitism and Anti-Muslim Hate are Surging. Here's How to Curb the Worst American Tradition.As violence escalates in Israel’s struggle with Hamas, the potential for hate-based violence in the United States grows, too. American leaders need to step in to defuse tensions.
- A California Bill Could Outlaw Caste Discrimination. Other States Should Follow Suit.California is set to become the first state to ban discrimination on the basis of caste, giving the United States a window of opportunity to be a leading example on the issue across the world.
- How Women’s National Soccer Teams Are Advocating for EqualityWomen’s national soccer teams have engaged in widespread activism to reduce disparities in pay, bonuses, appearance fees, benefits, and working conditions. Still, there is more to be done to achieve equality.