CULTURE WARS

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Why the Second Amendment only protects a well-regulated militia and not a private citizen militia

Eliga Gould, Professor of History, University of New Hampshire
Central American Women Fleeing Violence Experience More Trauma After Seeking Asylum
Central American Women Fleeing Violence Experience More Trauma After…
by Laurie C. Heffron
The number of Central American women who make difficult, often harrowing, journeys to the United…
How Will Future Generations Remember Our Time?
How Will Future Generations Remember Our Time?
by David Korten
As the time when climate chaos, peak oil, and an unstable global economy unraveled society, or as…
Many Asian Americans Are Struggling Invisibly
Many Asian Americans Are Struggling Invisibly
by Amy Yee
Like many low-wage restaurant workers, Su Hua Mei and her husband lost their jobs last spring as…
Lawmaker calls for ‘immediate action’ to address racial disparities in PPP…
by Laura C. Morel and Mohamed Al Elew
A California lawmaker is calling for the Biden administration to conduct a comprehensive analysis…

ECONOMY

How Long Will Supply Shortages Last?

How Long Will Supply Shortages Last?

Sara Savat, Washington University in St. Louis
how inequality is built in
How Many Pay The Price Of Economic Change
by Stewart Lansley, University of Bristol
There is nothing especially new about those on low incomes bearing the heaviest cost of social and…
connecting eastern and western power grids
Why We Should Link The Power Grids
by Mike Krapfl, Iowa State
There would be value in connecting the eastern and western power grids in the United States, say…
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Gap departs high street as prime store locations left stranded by…
by Anthony Kent, Professor of Fashion Marketing, Nottingham Trent University
Yet another familiar fashion retailer is about to disappear from the British high street. The…
Getting Out of Poverty Shouldn’t Be About Luck
Getting Out of Poverty Shouldn’t Be About Luck
by Adriana Cadena
I grew up in a poor, undocumented family. I was lucky — we got our legal residency, I got an…

JUSTICE

why mass incarceration doesnt work
Why Mass Incarceration Makes Society Less Safe
by Francis Pakes, University of Portsmouth
Evidence shows that far from cutting crime, increasing the prison rate is likely to have a negative…
woman holding smartphone
People don’t realize they’re data breach victims
by Laurel Thomas-Michigan
Most participants in a recent study had no idea that their email addresses and other personal…
Militarized Police: A Consequence of the War on Drugs
by Abigail R Hall
Fifty years ago this month President Nixon declared drugs “public enemy number one” and began the…
Why Students Need Better Protection From Loan Fraud
Why Students Need Better Protection From Loan Fraud
by Richard Fossey, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
A college education can set you up for a lifetime – though it can come with a hefty price tag

DEMOCRACY

democracy in chains

How Fear Of Reprisal Is Destroying Democracy

Sandra Knispel, University of Rochester
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What today's GOP demonstrates about the dangers of partisan conformity
by Robert B. Talisse, W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University
Directly following the 2020 election, Republicans seemed to be through with Donald Trump. Party…
G7 showed that post-Trump, the world has shifted
by Tony Walker, Vice-chancellor's fellow, La Trobe University
What a difference a year makes in international diplomacy. A year ago, then-US President Donald…
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G7 is more united but not effective enough to tackle the world’s biggest…
by Natasha Lindstaedt, Professor, Department of Government, University of Essex
When the UK hosts the G7 summit in Cornwall between June 10 and 12, it will be the first…
The Time to Secure Voting Rights Is Now or Never
The Time to Secure Voting Rights Is Now or Never
by Sunnivie Brydum
If you’d thought that defeating Donald Trump’s re-election campaign would save American democracy,…

ENVIRONMENT

how polluters cheat

How Polluters Ignore The Rules

University of Oregon
pesiticides harm bees
How Pesticides Can Harm Bees To Our Peril
by Amy Quinton,UC Davis
A new study finds that pesticides directly affect bee health and the effects from past exposure can…
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While debate rages over glyphosate-based herbicides, farmers are spraying…
by Marion Werner, Associate Professor of Geography, University at Buffalo
As North America enters its peak summer growing season, gardeners are planting and weeding, and…
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Climate explained: how the IPCC reaches scientific consensus on climate…
by Rebecca Harris, Senior Lecturer in Climatology, Director, Climate Futures Program, University of Tasmania
When we say there’s a scientific consensus that human-produced greenhouse gases are causing climate…
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Science denial: Why it happens and 5 things you can do about it
by Barbara K. Hofer, Professor of Psychology Emerita, Middlebury
Science denial became deadly in 2020. Many political leaders failed to support what scientists knew…

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Does Wearing A School Uniform Improve Student Behavior?
Does Wearing A School Uniform Improve Student Behavior?
by Todd A DeMitchell, University of New Hampshire
In a growing number of school districts across the nation, students…
Look To Our Religious Leaders For A Climate Change Plan B
Look To Our Religious Leaders For A Climate Change Plan B
by Paul Bain, Queensland University of Technology
In the lead-up to the Paris climate change summit, US President…
Making Money Off Of Politics Isn't New – It Was Business As Usual In The Gilded Age
Making Money Off Of Politics Isn't New – It Was Business As…
by Jeff Broxmeyer
When the political leader “Boss” Tweed was arrested in New York on…
Growing Challenges Are Disrupting Our Old Ways Of Getting Around Cities
Growing Challenges Are Disrupting Our Old Ways Of Getting…
by Stephan Winter, University of Melbourne; Nicole Ronald, Swinburne University of Technology, and Ronny Kutadinata, University of Melbourne
Cities are complex systems. One visible artery of the city is traffic…
How The Digital Economy's Environmental Footprint Is Threatening The Planet
How The Digital Economy's Environmental Footprint Is…
by Raynold Wonder Alorse
Modern society has given significant attention to the promises of the…
Tanya Monro (left), Emma Johnston (centre) and Nalini Joshi (right) at the National Press Club. National Press Club of Australia
If We Really Want An Ideas Boom, We Need More Women At The…
by Tanya Monro, Deputy Vice Chancellor Research & Innovation, University of South Australia
On Wednesday May 30, Emma Johnston, Nalini Joshi and Tanya Monro…

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