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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...

Why the IRS is legally required to give Congress Trump’s tax...

Philip Hackney, University of Pittsburgh Is the IRS required to hand over the president’s tax returns if Congress asks? According to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the...

3 ways $2 trillion for infrastructure can fight inequality too

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University Imagine you have US$2 trillion to spend on patching up America’s crumbling roads, levees and other infrastructure. What would you...

A happy ending for ‘Game of Thrones’? No thanks

Anthony Gierzynski, University of Vermont With the final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” commencing, I imagine most fans are harboring hopes that things will...

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....

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Betsy DeVos has little to show after 2 years in office

Dustin Hornbeck, Miami University Despite widespread fear that U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos would dismantle the public system of education, she has failed to accomplish...