Ideas
February 5, 2016 12:00 PM EST
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1. Can computers — and the big data they deliver — be racist?

By Michael Brennan at the Ford Foundation

2. You might not be overweight. Here’s why BMI — body mass index — is a bad yardstick for health.

By Julie Cohen at the University of Santa Barbara Current

3. If China could pick the next U.S. president, Donald Trump would win big.

By David Volodzko in The Diplomat

4. Did policy failures lead to the opioid epidemic?

By Laudan Y. Aron at the Urban Institute

5. Our fight in Afghanistan might be what endless war looks like.

By Robert M. Hathaway at the Council on Foreign Relations

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C.

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