August 5, 2020Race and Ethnicity
In this piece (which is part of a special Just Security “Racing National Security” symposium), Catherine Powell argues that the COVID-19 pandemic has provided a window into the pandemics of policing,…
April 10, 2020Coronavirus
In what Catherine Powell calls the "color of Covid," the pandemic has highlighted a range of underlying inequalities on race—including on the job front—now exacerbated by the health crisis and the em…
March 26, 2020Coronavirus
The rapid spread of the coronavirus in the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a new reality for most—if not all—Americans, as a growing number of U.S. states have imposed a variety of stay-at-home direct…
January 9, 2020Social Issues
In her new book, Behind the Screen: Content Moderation in the Shadows of Social Media, Dr. Sarah T. Roberts reveals the inner workings of the world of content moderation on social media platforms.
August 6, 2019Women and Women's Rights
Senior Fellow Catherine Powell reposts two pieces on conflict-related sexual violence.
July 10, 2019Women and Women's Rights
Cryptocurrencies have the potential to radically alter the world's financial systems. But could they also upend inequality?
June 19, 2018Women and Women's Rights
Mary Harvey, a former member of the U.S. national women's soccer team, and Minky Worden of Human Rights Watch discuss how sports institutions can be an important tool for expanding human rights abroa…