A demonstrator holds a sign that reads "America; 99% Poor, 1% Rich. Look it up!"
“The principles that animated the New Deal are often associated with Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s proposed (but never fully enacted) Economic Bill of Rights. These included rights to employment, medical care, housing, education, and social security. Those goals are tragically unrealized for many Americans, and any...
Portrait of Jean Bourgain
Nature 's Erica Klarreich remembers Jean Bourgain , IBM von Neumann Professor in the School of Mathematics, who passed away in Bonheiden, Belgium, on December 22, at the age of 64. "Bourgain lived and breathed mathematics. A night owl who travelled frequently back and...
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Writing for the Washington Post , CNN's Fareed Zakaria examines the crisis in Venezuela and argues for active support from American Democrats, borrowing insights from A Foreign Policy for the Left by Michael Walzer , Professor Emeritus in the School...
Akshay Venkatesh answers a question at the blackboard
"The most influential ideas are ones that, in a way, are not attributed to the people who came up with them. They are assimilated. It seems like they were always there." Professor in the School of Mathematics Akshay Venkatesh speaks on the foundational...