S. Mitra Kalita

S. Mitra Kalita is the ideas editor at Quartz

The Other Injustice in Ferguson: Schools Are Closed

Ferguson's schools and children are the future's hope for racial justice. For today at least, that has been taken away.

De Blasio's Decision to Keep New York Schools Open Demeans Teachers

The mayor's failure to declare snow days puts outsized pressure on educators and their students.

Economic Recovery Could Kill Airbnb

It's become the go-to site for hosts and guests who are desperate and underemployed. But that could change quickly.