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The Next Ahmed Mohamed

Mass and social media alike have exploded with stories about Texan student Ahmed Mohamed. But most of the headlines are missing the real story—and what's really plaguing our broken school system.


The Cost of Fear-Based Policy

Most acts of terror within the United States are carried out by right-wing domestic extremist groups. But that isn’t how Americans imagine terrorists. Our flawed perceptions are leading to poor policy.