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Milton Friedman and segregation, and preparing our cities for the climate crisis

Historian Nancy MacLean, author of this paper, on how Milton Friedman gave segregationists libertarian cover in their efforts to resist Brown v. Board of Education: they weren’t bigots, they were defending freedom! And geophysicist Klaus Jacob on how we can adapt our cities to live with rising seas and heavier rains.

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