Article: An Atlas of Upward Mobility Shows Path Out of Poverty

[Fascinating re-examination of the infamous Moving to Opportunity study that discouragingly found that giving families vouchers to move into higher-income neighbourhoods did not have the positive impacts hoped for. This reanalysis shows that zip codes matter, even if you move in the midst of growing up. This made me consider school integration policies (which have…

Article: The Brain’s Empathy Gap

[A long article that is worth the full read. Boston was the site of major strife over school integration and busing so this very recent episode in Hungary feels particularly relevant here, though the United States as a whole does not have particularly integrated schools and continues litigious battles over integration. The possibility of building…