• | Demonstrators protest critical race theory at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City May 2021 | MR Online

    I’ve been a critical race theorist for 30 years. Our opponents are just proving our point for us

    Seemingly overnight, my obscure legal specialty became a national lightning rod. What would CRT say about that?

  • | Geoff Johnson for Politico | MR Online

    The great nutrient collapse

    Irakli Loladze is a mathematician by training, but he was in a biology lab when he encountered the puzzle that would change his life. It was in 1998, and Loladze was studying for his Ph.D. at Arizona State University. Against a backdrop of glass containers glowing with bright green algae, a biologist told Loladze and a half-dozen other graduate students that scientists had discovered something mysterious about zooplankton.