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Sandy Hook lawsuit court victory opens crack in gun maker immunity...

Timothy D. Lytton, Georgia State University The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled on March 14 that families of the Sandy Hook Elementary mass shooting victims could...

Oscars 2019: Beyond the stats, why diversity matters

Dorinne Kondo, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences With the Academy Awards approaching, the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative released its...

Why the Davos elites are still relevant

Christopher Michaelson, University of St. Thomas Has Davos lost its mojo? After U.S. President Donald Trump, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and other world leaders nixed...

3 ways Trump could disrupt health care for the better

Peter Hilsenrath, University of the Pacific and David Wyant, Belmont University Since his winning presidential campaign, Donald Trump has been repeatedly billed as a disrupter....

Brexit: An ‘escape room’ with no escape

Terrence Guay, Pennsylvania State University Brexit is beginning to look a lot like an “escape room” with no exit. An escape room is an increasingly popular...

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....

#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...

Can artisanal weed compete with ‘Big Marijuana’?

Ryan Stoa, Concordia University School of Law You’ve heard of Big Pharma and Big Tobacco. How about Big Marijuana? The drug’s growing legalization is raising...

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The dark side of research – when chasing prestige becomes the...

By Ottoline Leyser, University of Cambridge I love my job. I’m trying to understand how plants build themselves out of thin air. It’s exciting, it’s...