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Daniel Judt is a graduate student in political theory at Oxford University.
October 23, 2020
Opportunity Knocks: Canvassing in the Time of Covid
While Democrats abandoned in-person door knocking because of the pandemic, Republicans never stopped. Democrats have finally decided to end their unilateral disarmament.
September 22, 2020
In the UK, Climate Isn’t a Political Issue. That’s a Problem.
The choice we face in responding to the climate crisis is between a just transition—and just a transition.
January 27, 2020
Australia’s Devastating Wildfires Were Not Inevitable
The country was once actually poised to lead on climate politics.
October 14, 2019
Can Extinction Rebellion Put Climate Change ‘Beyond Politics’?
Right now their approach is making politicians come to them.
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September 24, 2019
In Senegal, Climate Change Is Robbing Thousands of Their Homes
No region has done less to contribute to the climate crisis than Africa—or stands to lose more.
Accidents and Disasters
April 17, 2019
The Burning of Notre Dame Is Not Just a Tragedy—It’s an Opportunity
It’s an occasion to a consider a more expansive idea of what it means to be French.
December 6, 2018
A Conference on Climate Change Became a Conference on Coal
At the summit in Poland, a missed opportunity.
April 13, 2017
In Paris, a School for Refugees Is Forming the Next Generation of French Citizens
The Pierre Claver school asks what it takes for a refugee to become part of a nation—especially now, and especially if that nation is France.
December 2, 2016
Rutland, Vermont, Will Soon Be the New Home to 100 Syrian Refugees. How Will a Divided Community Embrace Them?
The small city is struggling to figure out who it is and just how welcoming it wants to be.
December 17, 2015
What I Learned This Semester at Yale
Students of color are not separatists practicing identity politics—they are
fed up with false histories and a false present.