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World Bank ruling against Pakistan shows global economic governance is broken

Kyla Tienhaara, Queen's University, Ontario It’s been a rough month for Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan. It started off with the International Monetary Fund approving a...

Populist alliances of ‘cowboys and Indians’ are protecting rural lands

Zoltan Grossman, Evergreen State College The sea of red on recent election maps make it look like rural areas are uniformly populated by Republicans. And...

A defeat on offshore drilling extends the Trump administration’s losing streak...

Alejandro E. Camacho, University of California, Irvine and Robert Glicksman, George Washington University The Trump administration’s push to boost fossil fuel extraction has received a...

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...

Grand Canyon National Park turns 100: How a place once called...

Stephen Pyne, Arizona State University Few sights are as instantly recognizable, and few sites speak more fully to American nationalism. Standing on the South Rim...

Deepwater corals thrive at the bottom of the ocean, but can’t...

Sandra Brooke, Florida State University When people think of coral reefs, they typically picture warm, clear waters with brightly colored corals and fishes. But other...

Trump should wage a war on waste instead of battling the...

Clyde Eiríkur Hull, Rochester Institute of Technology President Donald Trump is fighting the wrong fight in his ongoing trade war with the rest of the...

The sage grouse isn’t just a bird – it’s a proxy...

John Freemuth, Boise State University The Trump administration is clashing with conservation groups and others over protection for the greater sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), a...

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The Trump administration wants to tighten SNAP work requirements, bypassing Congress

Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, North Carolina State University The Trump administration wants to tighten even further longstanding restrictions on who is eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...