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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...

Trump’s tariffs don’t apply to American flag imports from China –...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University On Veterans Day, many Americans drape the Stars and Stripes around their neighborhoods, businesses promote U.S. flags alongside their holiday...

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...

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...

Human-caused climate change severely exposes the US national parks

Patrick Gonzalez, University of California, Berkeley Human-caused climate change is disrupting ecosystems and people’s lives around the world. It is melting glaciers, increasing wildfires, and...

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...

Trump should wage a war on waste instead of battling the...

Clyde Eiríkur Hull, Rochester Institute of Technology President Donald Trump is fighting the wrong fight in his ongoing trade war with the rest of the...

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Long live the work of PD James, crime fiction pioneer

By Rebecca Stewart, Bath Spa University The news of P D James’s passing has inevitably prompted me to consider the Queen of Crime and what...