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Reconsidering ethical costs in a pandemic
As the reality of the pandemic set in, faculty, students, and administrators scrambled to adjust to the sudden switch to online teaching. I learned to navigate Zoom with a toddler at home and my students packed up their dorms and prepared to finish their coursework elsewhere.
Eva Rosen on The Voucher Promise
Housing vouchers are a cornerstone of US federal housing policy, offering aid to more than two million households. Vouchers are meant to provide the poor with increased choice in the private rental marketplace, enabling access to safe neighborhoods with good schools and higher-paying jobs. But do they?
Angèle Christin on Metrics at Work
During the COVID-19 pandemic more than ever, digital platforms and news websites have become a lifeline for information and interaction for people isolated from face-to-face contact. Angèle Christin goes behind the scenes of our screens, analyzing how news production changed as it moved online.
Forrest Stuart on Ballad of the Bullet
Amid increasing hardship and limited employment options, poor urban youth are developing creative online strategies to make ends meet. Using such social media platforms as YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram, they’re capitalizing on the public’s fascination with the ghetto and gang violence.
Making motherhood work in the age of COVID-19
This Mother’s Day weekend, Christie Henry, Director of Princeton University Press talks with Caitlyn Collins about ‘Making Motherhood Work’ in the age of COVID‑19.
Justin Farrell on Billionaire Wilderness
Billionaire Wilderness takes you inside the exclusive world of the ultra-wealthy, showing how today’s richest people are using the natural environment to solve the existential dilemmas they face.