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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...

Arms sales to Saudi Arabia give Trump all the leverage he...

Terrence Guay, Pennsylvania State University Among Donald Trump’s many unusual characteristics as president is his frankness. Last week, after the disappearance and apparent torture...

More college students expected to vote in 2018 midterms

Nancy Thomas, Tufts University In order to gain insight into the role that college students might play in the outcome of the 2018 midterm elections...

How is ‘new NAFTA’ different? A trade expert explains

Amanda M. Countryman, Colorado State University On Sept. 30, the U.S., Canada and Mexico reached a deal to scrap NAFTA and replace it with a...

Here’s how Trump-era politics are affecting worker morale – and what...

Wayne Hochwarter, Florida State University Pundits are projecting this year’s midterm elections to be nasty, polarizing and “epic.” They’re also expected to stress a lot of...

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Matthew Coggon, University of Colorado Millions of Americans apply personal care products every morning before heading to work or school. But these products don’t stick...