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How Trump’s trade war affects working-class Americans

Jeffrey Kucik, University of Arizona President Donald Trump justifies tariffs on imports by arguing that “unfair trade policies” have harmed American workers. This has led...

What is the WTO?

Stephen J. Silvia, American University School of International Service President Donald Trump has made the World Trade Organization a frequent target. Recently, he’s reportedly considering suspending...

State takeovers of schools are about political power, not school improvement

Domingo Morel, Rutgers University Newark When states take over local school districts – like they’ve done or are trying to do in Kentucky, Georgia...

Why is the NRA boycott working so quickly?

Jerry Davis, University of Michigan The boycott of the National Rifle Association following its response to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, came fast and...

Farmers and services industry the winners under the revised Trans-Pacific Partnership...

Giovanni Di Lieto, Monash University The revived trade agreement, now known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), has finally made it...

For black celebrities like Oprah, it’s impossible to be apolitical

Lauren Rebecca Sklaroff, University of South Carolina Oprah Winfrey’s rousing Golden Globe speech has many speculating whether the media mogul will become a presidential candidate...

Before Breitbart, there was the Charleston News and Courier

Sid Bedingfield, University of Minnesota Conservatives who dislike Donald Trump like to blame the president and his Breitbart cheering section for the racial demagoguery they...

Germany enters political no-man’s land as Angela Merkel wrestles with election...

Daniel Hough, University of Sussex Angela Merkel is in trouble. Serious trouble. Negotiations to form the next German government have collapsed dramatically. Quite where the...

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What colleges must do to promote mental health for graduate students

Meghan Duffy, University of Michigan; Carly Thanhouser, University of Michigan, and Daniel Eisenberg, University of Michigan Sara did not expect much to come from her...