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May jobs report suggests a slowing economy – and possibly an...

Richard Grossman, Wesleyan University The latest jobs data suggests an interest rate cut may be imminent. The Labor Department reported on June 7 that U.S. nonfarm...

No, Americans shouldn’t fear traveling abroad

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University As summer travel season begins, friends and relatives have asked me if it’s safe to travel outside the U.S. I understand...

As Airbnb grows, this is exactly how much it’s bringing down...

Tarik Dogru, Florida State University Airbnb has grown exponentially since its founding in 2008 and is expected to soon go public in an initial public...

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...

China-US trade war heats up: 3 reasons it won’t cool down...

Greg Wright, University of California, Merced The truce in the U.S.-China trade war is in tatters. China said on May 13 that it will impose new...

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...

Americans might love Cinco de Mayo, but few know what they’re...

Kirby Farah, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Many Americans celebrate Cinco de Mayo, but how many actually know...

“You’re unallocated!” and other BS companies use to obscure reality

Kate Suslava, Bucknell University Corporate America has invented many ways to avoid letting the public know it’s laying people off – or telling employees themselves...

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Flower pharmacies help bees fight parasites

By Leif Richardson, University of Vermont Search for information on ‘self-medication,’ and you’ll likely find descriptions of the myriad ways that we humans use drugs...