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Fossil fuels are bad for your health and harmful in many...

Noel Healy, Salem State University; Jennie C. Stephens, Northeastern University, and Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Many Democratic lawmakers aim to pass a Green New...

Only 1 out of 36 newly elected female representatives in Congress...

Malliga Och, Idaho State University and Shauna Shames, Rutgers University The 116th Congress will be the most diverse in U.S. history: 126 women will take...

#MeToo, workplace equality and the ‘wave of women’: 3 essential reads

Bryan Keogh, The Conversation and Nicole Zelniker, The Conversation Editor’s note: As we come to the end of the year, Conversation editors take a look...

Congress takes first steps toward regulating artificial intelligence

Ana Santos Rutschman, Saint Louis University Some of the best known examples of artificial intelligence are Siri and Alexa, which listen to human speech, recognize...

Child pornography may make a comeback after court ruling guts regulations...

Gail Dines, Wheelock College and David L Levy, University of Massachusetts Boston A federal appeals court judge just made it a lot easier for the...

Why are Democratic voters more approving of compromise than Republicans?

James Glaser, Tufts University and Jeffrey Berry, Tufts University At a time when political division is heightened and the parties in Washington are deeply polarized,...

The GOP’s poor arguments for doubling down on SNAP’s work requirements

Patricia Smith, University of Michigan Republicans aim to tighten the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s work requirements as part of the farm bill Congress is debating. These...

Why Trump’s infrastructure ambitions are likely to stall

Caroline Nowacki, Stanford University and Kate Gasparro, Stanford University President Donald Trump recently raised the ante with his promise to unleash a wave of new...

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The waning influence of American political parties

Peter Levine, Tufts University Young Americans don’t care much for political parties. According to the Pew Research Center, 48 percent of millennials (ages 18-33) identify...