Latest from Danielle Allen
  • Opinion

The four kinds of truth America needs to pursue reconciliation

What is the path of recuperation?
  • Jan 21, 2021
  • Opinion

Why I’m exploring a run for governor of Massachusetts

It is time for me to directly pay back the immense privileges I’ve been granted.
  • Dec 18, 2020
  • Opinion

Incarcerated people are suffering from covid-19 more than most. They should be among the first vaccinated.

States that include inmates in their first tier of prioritization for vaccine distribution are restoring a broken social bond.
  • Dec 9, 2020
  • Opinion

Trump’s presidency was a crash course in civics. We can be thankful for that.

Now, let’s do more to invest in civic education.
  • Nov 26, 2020
  • Opinion

We’ve figured out it’s safe to have schools open. Keep them that way.

We shouldn't go back to the blanket closures deemed necessary last spring.
  • Nov 19, 2020
  • Opinion

Me, Tucker Carlson and the danger to democracy posed by false allegations

When an accusation is false, it is equivalent to the theft of the victim’s reputation and standing in the community.
  • Nov 12, 2020
  • Opinion

Why voting should be treated like jury duty

The health of the American people has been held hostage in a fight over voting rights.
  • Oct 28, 2020
  • Opinion

Vote for president and the Senate. But pay attention to these reforms on state ballots, too.

Reforms in several states have a chance to flip the switch on our negative politics.
  • Oct 14, 2020
  • Opinion

The justices themselves can turn down the heat — by creating their own term limits

The justices can impose term limits on their own.
  • Sep 22, 2020