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By Daron Acemoglu - Sep 21,2020
CAMBRIDGE — To the interwar generation of the first half of the twentieth century, today’s crises would have appeared rather ordinary.
By Daron Acemoglu - Aug 31,2020
BOSTON — The low-wage workers who make up nearly half of the US workforce have long been neglected, steadily falling behind highly educated workers in expanding industries such as technology, finance and entertainment.
By Daron Acemoglu - Aug 05,2020
CAMBRIDGE — It is always worth remembering that in the grand sweep of history, we are the fortunate ones. Thomas Hobbes’s description of life as “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short” was apt for most of human history. Not anymore.
By Daron Acemoglu - Feb 17,2020
CAMBRIDGE — It used to be an unwritten rule of US politics that a socialist could never qualify for high national office. But now a self-proclaimed “democratic socialist”, US Senator Bernie Sanders, is the leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination.
By Daron Acemoglu - Jan 16,2020
CAMBRIDGE — White nationalism is on the rise in the United States. According to the Anti-Defamation League, there were 6,768 incidents of extremism and anti-Semitism, mostly from the right, in the US in 2018 and 2019.
By Daron Acemoglu - Aug 08,2019
CAMBRIDGE — Digital technology has transformed how we communicate, commute, shop, learn and entertain ourselves.

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