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Our crumbling infrastructure

No matter how big the issue — national security, health care, gun rights — it’s been nearly impossible for Washington lawmakers to find common ground given the deep rancor and partisan division among them. 1.988 altre parole

National & World Affairs

The duo who upended intuition

Trusting one’s intuition to make good decisions is still a popular practice, but it shouldn’t be.

Behavioral scientists have long known that the human mind is hard-wired for error and that our misplaced faith in “gut” judgments is further proof of innate human fallibility. 826 altre parole

Science & Health

Inside the hacked U.S. election

U.S. intelligence agencies have found that the Russian government directed the hacking of Democratic Party email systems during the presidential election to boost the Republican campaign effort, a finding that has alarmed many foreign policy analysts, especially in light of strained relations between the two powerful nations. 2.900 altre parole

National & World Affairs

Thomas Schelling, Nobelist and game theory pioneer, 95

Thomas C. Schelling, whose pioneering work in game theory and understanding the “subtle tension … between conflict and cooperation” helped steady the Cold War’s nervous nuclear standoff, died Dec. 968 altre parole

Campus & Community

The budding U.S.-Russia ‘bromance’

If Harvard hosted a panel in 1991 on U.S.-Soviet relations, it’s a good bet that the term “bromance” didn’t come up. But Scottish historian Niall Ferguson used that phrase Wednesday night, referring to the cozy relationship between Russia’s president and the U.S. 817 altre parole

National & World Affairs

Opening doors, defining dreams

A year ago, Harvard President Drew Faust posed some fundamental questions about public service: “What is your responsibility to others? What values guide your work?” 699 altre parole

Campus & Community

Hard time gets a hard look

On a recent afternoon Vincent Schiraldi watched students file out of a Harvard classroom. Then he made an incisive comparison.

“If you think about it, this age cohort of 18- to 25-year-olds — what most of the people in the room are — is pretty much the entrance-age cohort for prisons, too,” said Schiraldi, who worked for years in criminal justice before arriving in Cambridge last year to head the… 1.187 altre parole

National & World Affairs