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VIP Op-Ed Essays

The Clayman Institute Voice and Influence Program partners with The OpEd Project in order to help participants think more expansively about their knowledge, ideas, and causes. The Clayman Institute has worked with The OpEd Project founder, Katie Orenstein, since 2008. This partnership has resulted in a number of meaningful essays that have helped shape public debate around a wide range of issues from drone policy to maternal care. 

The Clayman Institute OpEd Project Seminar is run by The OpEd Project founder, Catherine Orenstein, and Mentor-Editors. This seminar offers Stanford faculty, fellows, and academic staff the opportunity to tackle key questions that push them to think more expansively about their knowledge, ideas, and causes.

What Obama should do now: Make the financial system safer

The Washington Post, November 9, 2012

The Race Factor in Trying Juveniles as Adults

The New York Times, June 5, 2012

Disaster relief must aid rich and poor

San Francisco Chronicle, April 18, 2012

Why the bank dividends are a bad idea

Reuters, March 14, 2012

More Bank Equity Serves Us All Better

Financial Times, March 8, 2012

The Double Binds of Economic and Racial Inequality

Boston Review, December 3, 2011

The world needs more toilets

CNN Opinion, November 19, 2011

Why Black Firsts Matter

Huffington Post, November 9, 2011