Income inequality has been growing around the globe in recent decades, with the steepest spikes seen in the United States. Few issues are more gripping than the question of inequality in society, yet we don’t fully understand the mechanisms driving the increase. Read more..
President Barack Obama said Thursday that the Black Lives Matter movement had given voice to the anger and discontent over policing and incarceration that has long been a fact of life in the black community. Read more..
Building on the success of Room To Grow, we have produced a new collection of domestic policy briefing books that cover 19 topics ranging from healthcare reform to criminal justice reform to environmental protection. At this launch event, we will release our first three policy briefing books on startups and entrepreneurship, higher education, and energy & the environment. Read more..
For 20 years The Economist has led calls for a rethink on drug prohibition. This film looks at new approaches to drugs policy, from Portugal to Colorado. “Drugs: War or Store?” kicks off our new “Global Compass” series, examining novel approaches to policy problems. Read more..
2015 marks the would-be 100th birthday of Sir Antony Fisher. This is the story of Fisher's legacy, including what led him to start Atlas Network. It includes some rare footage and photos and short interviews from Atlas Network’s current CEO, Brad Lips, and Atlas Network’s current president, Alex Chafuen — who worked with Fisher directly in the 1980s before Fisher’s death.....