Although Viktor Zhdanov's name is little known today, he spearheaded one of the greatest projects in history. Who was he and what did he do?
Words by Caleb Watney
& M. Anthony Mills
Funding is at the forefront of policy conversations on how to improve scientific research, but our institutions suffer from larger problems that call for structural reform.
Words by Joy Buchanan
How do we compare our life experiences to those of friends and strangers? What is a reference point, what are its consequences & what does it imply for politics today?
Words by Jason Crawford
What is the goal of progress studies and how broad should its scope be? Jason Crawford riffs off John Myers’ proposal that it should focus on ways to engineer societal progress.
Words by John Myers
It may not be enough to understand which ideas and policies could directly improve our society. We also need to grapple with engineering and maintaining them.
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