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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Why Failing A Subject Isn't Always Just A Student's Fault
Why Failing A Subject Isn't Always Just A Student's Fault
by Rola Ajjawi and Mary Dracup
As students start university, failure is probably the last thing they…
What If, For Workplace Parity, We Focused On Men Instead Of Women?
What If, For Workplace Parity, We Focused On Men Instead Of…
by Rachael Bolton
Boosting workforce participation has been the gender catchcry for at…
Climate Change Is Blamed For Fastest Sea Rise In 28…
by Todd Bates-Rutgers University
Global sea level rose faster in the 20th century than in any of the…
Rivers of meltwater flowing towards the sea across the Greenland ice sheet. Image: Dirk van As/GEUS
Greenland Melt Increasing Sea Level Faster Than Previously…
by Tim Radford, Climate News Network
Scientists have found evidence suggesting that melting icecap water…
Uk General Election Is On: How It Happened And What To Expect Now
Uk General Election Is On: How It Happened And What To…
by Chris Stafford
The UK is heading for an election on December 12, following a series…
Labor Can Tackle Climate Change While Creating Decent Jobs
by Sky News Australia
Labor MP Clare O'Neil says Anthony Albanese’s vision statement in…

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