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How a government shutdown affects the economy

Scott R. Baker, Northwestern University Parts of the federal government have been closed since midnight on Dec. 22, making it the second-longest shutdown on record....

Trump calls border a ‘crisis of the soul’: 3 scholars react...

Enrique Armijo, Elon University; Michael Blake, University of Washington, and Sylvia Taschka, Wayne State University Editor’s note: President Donald Trump’s address to the nation on...

Nancy Pelosi victorious – why the California Democrat was reelected speaker...

Kathryn L. Pearson, University of Minnesota Despite some brash and not insignificant opposition, California’s Nancy Pelosi is returning to her previous role as speaker of...

Bolsonaro’s anger won over working-class Brazilians, but his presidency may betray...

Benjamin H. Bradlow, Brown University Brazil’s next president Jair Bolsonaro, who takes power on Jan. 1, is often called the “Trump of the Tropics” for...

What Aristotle can teach us about Trump’s rhetoric

Anthony F. Arrigo, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth From Franklin D. Roosevelt’s fireside chats to Ronald Reagan’s reputation as the “great communicator” to Barack Obama’s soaring...

Your deeply held beliefs may just be wrong – 5 essential...

Naomi Schalit, The Conversation Editor’s note: As we come to the end of the year, Conversation editors take a look back at the stories that...

Republican ads feature MS-13, hoping fear will motivate voters

Anthony W. Fontes, American University School of International Service Campaign advertisements appearing for this year’s midterm elections include a stream of Republican campaign ads linking...

Republican women are just fine, thank you, with being Republican

Christine A. Kray, Rochester Institute of Technology; Hinda Mandell, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Tamar Carroll, Rochester Institute of Technology Republican women have faced a...

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Trump’s dog whistle: the white, screwed-over sports icon

Kyle W. Kusz, University of Rhode Island While athletes and coaches can be overlooked vehicles of political ideology, they often play key symbolic roles in...