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Zombie Debts Are Hounding Struggling Americans. Will You Be Next?

Zombie Debts Are Hounding Struggling Americans. Will You Be Next?

Virginia Eubanks

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Co-published with The Guardian. Tens of thousands of people have received demands to repay alleged overpayments of government benefits – often decades old – plunging them into a Kafkaesque struggle against a faceless bureaucracy.

Humanities are Crucial for Technological Innovation

Humanities are Crucial for Technological Innovation

Alissa Quart

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Co-published with The San Francisco Chronicle. If tech leaders had any passionate knowledge of the humanities, they might have been less likely to treat our data as a commodity to be used for their own purposes.

Pete Buttigieg Revived South Bend With Tech. Up Next: America

Pete Buttigieg Revived South Bend With Tech. Up Next: America

Paul Tullis

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Co-published with WIRED. As the mayor of a small Indiana city, Pete Buttigieg applied his low-key technocratic style to economic and social dysfunction. Now he wants a chance to fix the country.