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Harvard voter registration drive.

The election just ahead

A look at three local efforts to safeguard and understand the voting, while encouraging participation


Bolsonaro campaign rally in Rio de Janeiro.

Brazil at the crossroads

Election of Bolsonaro is likely to test democracy there, and regionally


Sigmar Gabriel.

New thinking for Germany

After decades under U.S. wing, fresh policies should tackle clear problems, says former top official


W.E.B Du Bois.

Giving Du Bois his due

Sociology conference to reconsider contributions by African-American scholar, leader


Jill Abramson and Jane Mayer

Champions of the press

Jill Abramson and Jane Mayer, set to deliver Theodore H. White Lecture, make case for journalism as pillar of democracy


Upper-class parents have tools to help their children succeed in a changing world and improve their social status, advantages not readily available to poorer families, according to a panel at a Harvard conference.

The upper-class tool kit

Affluent parents concentrate more on improving their children’s status, panelists say