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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

Is It Now Time To Talk About A Global Living Wage
Is It Now Time To Talk About A Global Living Wage
by Shelley Marshall
The idea of the living wage is back on the political agenda. In the United States the Democrats are…
How Internet Giants Could Strangle The Smart Tech Revolution At Birth
How Internet Giants Could Strangle The Smart Tech Revolution At Birth
by Martin De Saulles
Google had its third whopping antitrust penalty from the European Commission, having been fined…
If you think multinationals will be forced to pay more, you don't understand tax avoidance
If you think multinationals will be forced to pay more, you don't…
by Ronen Palan, Professor of International Politics, City, University of London
Finance ministers in London from the G7 group of wealthy nations have agreed a deal that has been…
Why Federal Student Aid Should Be Restored For People In Prison
Why Federal Student Aid Should Be Restored For People In Prison
by Andrea Cantora
Congress is thinking of lifting a longstanding ban on federal student aid for those serving time in…

JUSTICE

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
100 Years After the Tulsa Race Massacre, What Have We Learned?
100 Years After the Tulsa Race Massacre, What Have We Learned?
by Zenobia Jeffries Warfield
I will never forget the violence of the white mob when we left our home. I still see Black men…
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It's far too easy for abusers to exploit smart toys and trackers
by Saheli Datta Burton, Research Fellow, Department of Science Technology Engineering and Public Policy, UCL
The wearable technology market is booming, with half a billion wearables sold globally in 2020.…
Treating Workers Like They’re Disposable Is Bad Business
Treating Workers Like They’re Disposable Is Bad Business
by Sam Pizzigati
McDonald’s workers in 15 U.S. cities recently staged a weeklong strike demanding a $15 hourly wage…

DEMOCRACY

G7 showed that post-Trump, the world has shifted

Tony Walker, Vice-chancellor's fellow, La Trobe University
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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,…
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How the pandemic has brought out the worst — and the best — in Australians…
by Frank Bongiorno, Professor of History, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University
For many years, surveys indicated declining Australian trust in government. Not anymore.
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El Salvador's façade of democracy crumbles as president purges his…
by Mneesha Gellman, Associate Professor of Political Science, Emerson College
El Salvador is in crisis after President Nayib Bukele on May 1 fired five Salvadoran supreme court…

ENVIRONMENT

Four reasons why G7 climate finance initiative will struggle against China's Belt and Road
Four reasons why G7 climate finance initiative will struggle against…
by Karen Jackson, Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Westminster
During the G7 summit in Cornwall, the group of nations unveiled a global initiative to help low and…
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U.S. Southwest, Already Parched, Sees 'Virtual Water' Drain Abroad
by Diana Kruzman
Driving into southern California’s Palo Verde Valley from the Arizona border, fields of vibrant…
I Know Who is Scarier Than the Big Bad Wolf, Do You?
by Samantha Bruegger
In 2021, following the loss of Endangered Species Act protections, we learned a lot about wolves…
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The Stormy Outlook For Insurance-linked Securities
by Korey Pasch
The world has witnessed a shocking series of disastrous events in the past several weeks.…

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Why Private Gain Must No Longer Be Allowed To Elbow Out The Public Good
Why Private Gain Must No Longer Be Allowed To Elbow Out The…
by Dirk Philipsen
Adam Smith had an elegant idea when addressing the notorious…
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Here Is Where Bernie's Justice Ideas Already Work
by Fran Korten, YES! Magazine
In an election year, we hear endless promises of what our politicians…
To Build A Sustainable World, Academics Need To Tear Down The Ivory Tower
To Build A Sustainable World, Academics Need To Tear Down…
by Anthony D. Barnosky, Ensia
Until recently, Earth was so big compared with humanity’s impacts…
The Economics of Compassion: Can This City Wipe Out Debt by 2019?
The Economics of Compassion: Can This City Wipe Out Debt by…
by Sarah van Gelder, YES! Magazine
A "Jubilee" initiative in Cincinnati aims to wipe out the debts of…
If you think multinationals will be forced to pay more, you don't understand tax avoidance
If you think multinationals will be forced to pay more, you…
by Ronen Palan, Professor of International Politics, City, University of London
Finance ministers in London from the G7 group of wealthy nations have…
Oregon Just Decriminalized All Drugs – Here's Why Voters Passed This Groundbreaking Reform
Oregon Just Decriminalized All Drugs – Here's Why Voters…
by Scott Akins and Clayton Mosher
Oregon became the first state in the United States to decriminalize…

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