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Thanks, ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ for reminding us why inflation matters

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University Marvel recently re-released the final film in its “Avengers” series with extra footage and a post-credit tribute in hopes of...

Inflation is healthy for the economy – but too much can...

Richard S. Warr, North Carolina State University In a healthy economy, prices tend to go up – a process called inflation. While you might not like...

May jobs report suggests a slowing economy – and possibly an...

Richard Grossman, Wesleyan University The latest jobs data suggests an interest rate cut may be imminent. The Labor Department reported on June 7 that U.S. nonfarm...

Is Trump’s trade war saving American jobs – or killing them?

Jeffrey Kucik, University of Arizona With the U.S.-China trade war intensifying, there is a lot of talk about whether tariffs save American jobs – as...

China-US trade war heats up: 3 reasons it won’t cool down...

Greg Wright, University of California, Merced The truce in the U.S.-China trade war is in tatters. China said on May 13 that it will impose new...

Don’t buy that Gucci knockoff: Your bargain benefits organized crime while...

Jay Kennedy, Michigan State University If you’ve ever been to New York’s Chinatown, Los Angeles’ Santee Alley or Hong Kong’s Gage Street, you know what...

Why cities should stop playing Amazon’s game and quit offering companies...

Amihai Glazer, University of California, Irvine New York City should count its blessings. Amazon’s decision to walk away from its plan to build a new headquarters...

Drinkers prefer Big Beer keeps its hands off their local craft...

Jarrett Hart, University of California, Davis Craft beer’s popularity has exploded in the U.S. in recent decades, leading to soaring production and the creation of...

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A teacher uses Star Trek for difficult conversations on race and...

James Smalls, University of Maryland, Baltimore County The television series Star Trek: The Original Series (1966–1969) debuted one year after my immediate family and I...