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…
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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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Biden White House Announces Major Boost for Offshore Wind
Biden White House Announces Major Boost for Offshore Wind
by Andrea Germanos
As our country faces the interlocking challenges of a global…
The True Cost Of Growing Old In America
The True Cost Of Growing Old In America
by Jan Mutchler
The U.S. population is aging at such a rate that within a few years,…
History Shows That Sustained, Disruptive Protests Work
History Shows That Sustained, Disruptive Protests Work
by Kevin A. Young
All disruptive social movements are met with stern warnings from…
Does Chemistry Has A Bright Future For Us And Our Economy?
Does Chemistry Have A Bright Future For Us And Our Economy?
by Paul Mulvaney, ARC Laureate Professor in Chemistry, University of Melbourne
Chemistry is the science of molecules: the basic building blocks of…
The Myth Of The Asian Model Minority In Higher Education
The Myth Of The Asian Model Minority In Higher Education
by Christina Sukhgian Houle
In late 2015, students at college campuses across the U.S. staged…
After Greta Thunberg's Un Address, An Ethicist Weighs In On Our Moral Failure To Act On Climate Change
After Greta Thunberg's UN Address, An Ethicist Weighs In On…
by Monique Deveaux
In her address to the United Nations, Greta Thunberg charged adults…

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