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Posts from January 2016

The Journalism for Social Change MOOC is Back

by Daniel Heimpel

Last year, I took my longstanding class at U.C. Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy, Journalism for Social Change (J4SC), online. With the help of edX, a platform for Massive Open Online Classes, or MOOCs, we were able to teach thousands of students from around the globe how to produce solu… More

Climate change is indeed a cause of social conflict

by Solomon Hsiang and Marshall Burke

Migrants and refugees carrying their belongings arrive at a transit camp in Slavonski Brod, Croatia on Nov. 4. Bernie Sanders, among others, has made statements linking climate change to terrorism. (Elvis Barukcic / AFP/Getty Images) First Bernie Sanders said “climate change was directly rela… More