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Defining Evidence Down

By Patrick Lester 1

With evidence-based policy, we need to acknowledge that some evidence is more valid than others. Pretending all evidence is equal will only preserve the status quo.

The Algorithms of Fear

By Marcia Stepanek 6

Many media companies are using algorithms this US election year that are having the effect of accentuating people’s differences and stoking their fears. Is it time for social innovators to build new tools that help promote a more tempered, consensus-based discourse?