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People who win big prizes shouldn’t get taxed when they give...

Ellen P. Aprill, Loyola Law School Los Angeles When former President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, he didn’t keep the approximately...

Teaching hope during the 2020 campaign season

Sarah Stitzlein, University of Cincinnati The 2020 presidential election campaign has already started. Election campaigns inspire hope, but they can also quickly lead to political...

Why women still earn a lot less than men

Michele Gilman, University of Baltimore A decade ago, on Jan. 29, 2009, newly inaugurated President Barack Obama signed his first bill into law: the Lilly...

George H.W. Bush laid the foundation for education reform

Jack Schneider, University of Massachusetts Lowell George H.W. Bush fulfilled his desire – articulated late in his 1988 campaign for president – to be “the...

Why we’ll miss George H.W. Bush, America’s last foreign policy president

James Goldgeier, American University School of International Service There are many reasons to miss George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. A...

Why are some Americans changing their names?

Kirsten Fermaglich, Michigan State University In 2008, Newsweek published an article on then-presidential candidate Barack Obama titled “From Barry to Barack.” The story explained how Obama’s...

Could Andrew Gillum be the next governor of Florida?

Sharon Austin, University of Florida Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum electrified Democrats with his surprising victory in the Florida’s Democratic primary – but will he go...

Why is Saudi Arabia suddenly so paranoid?

James L. Gelvin, University of California, Los Angeles In the past, Saudi Arabia depended upon its enormous oil wealth and the United States for its...

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The latest blood pressure guidelines: What they mean for you

John Warner, UT Southwestern Medical Center Updated blood pressure guidelines from the American Heart Association mean that many more Americans, notably older people, are now...