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Politics+Society

Q+A
On rebuilding America's 'social infrastructure'
Published Oct 22, 2018
Sociologist and author Eric Klinenberg, who visits JHU on Tuesday, believes shared spaces could help bring people closer together
Diversity+Inclusion
Group helps immigrant families navigate health care challenges
Published Oct 22, 2018
Bayview's Centro Sol hosts workshop, discussion as part of annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference
MSE Symposium
Her reporting helped launch a movement
Published Oct 18, 2018
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Meghan Twohey co-wrote articles that helped launch the #MeToo movement
#Reinventing18
Conference addresses urban challenges, opportunities
Published Oct 3, 2018
'Reinventing Our Communities' conference, co-hosted by JHU's 21st Century Cities initiative, draws nearly 600 leaders, policymakers to Baltimore
Medical marijuana
A sea change in CBD drug policy?
Published Oct 2, 2018
The DEA announced a shift Friday that clears the way for the first prescription drug derived from the marijuana plant to make its way to market
Commentary
A pattern of 'maximum tolerance'
Published Oct 1, 2018
Kavanaugh hearings reveal a discrepancy in how affluent white offenders experience criminal justice system in America, sociologist Vesla Weaver writes / Vox.com
Sociology
High water bills may harm disadvantaged tenants
Published Oct 1, 2018
When landlords incur high water bills and other fees, they penalize tenants, threatening housing security of those who need it most
Alcohol marketing
Violent crime and Baltimore's liquor stores
Published Sept 26, 2018
Study: Access to businesses that sell alcohol for off-premise consumption—like liquor stores—associated with increased levels of homicide, aggravated assault, robbery
SNF Agora Institute
Giving shape to change
Published Sept 25, 2018
World-renowned architect Renzo Piano discusses his design philosophy, his vision for the SNF Agora Institute project at Johns Hopkins
SNF Agora Institute
Renzo Piano to design campus building
Published Sept 20, 2018
World-renowned architect will create headquarters for Johns Hopkins institute dedicated to strengthening democracy by improving civic engagement, discourse