The Fragile Real

Funded by the Ford Foundation and IRIS, this report examines what it is stories do and is a Substack that unfolds.

Healing Hard History

Where does exploitation end and liberation begin? Our newest research project examines what it takes to shift conversations about reparations in America and beyond.

The Social Science of Stories

Our latest prospective study examines what stories do and builds on the Ford-foundation funded research report The Fragile Real.

Picture of Meron Getnet who plays Meaza Ashenafi in the Sundance Audience Award Winning film Difret

Difret Impact

How do violent traditions change? The answer lies in building a culture of courage. This research was funded by the Packard Foundation and Fledgling Fund.