As a Stuyvesant alumna who benefited greatly from attending a selective NYC public high school, I am both stunned and horrified about the continuing lack of diversity. Everywhere we look we realize that talent is evenly distributed but opportunity isn’t. What a waste of talent!
How is the Green New Deal forcing politicians to finally address climate change? Can small-scale farmers lead the way in irrigating Africa? Find the answers to these and other questions in this week’s must reads on economic growth, human and social development.
I would argue that while US politicians don’t need a pay raise, teachers certainly do!