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The dangers of depicting Greta Thunberg as a prophet

Ellen Boucher, Amherst College She came from obscurity and ignited a global movement. Beginning with a small but persistent act of protest outside the Swedish...

Why do teachers make us read old stories?

Elisabeth Gruner, University of Richmond ...

WTF? Slurs offend young adults more than swearing

Benjamin Bergen, University of California San Diego In 1972, the comedian George Carlin performed a comedy routine in which he listed the seven words you...

A quarter of US parents are unmarried – and that changes...

Orestes 'Pat' Hastings, Colorado State University and Daniel Schneider, University of California, Berkeley Family structure in America is sharply divided by class and race. While 84%...

Concussions and children returning to school – what parents need to...

Susan Davies, University of Dayton “Jamal” is a 16-year-old boy who sustained a concussion in a skateboarding accident in July. He was diagnosed in the...

Restricting SNAP benefits could hurt millions of Americans – and local...

Cindy Leung, University of Michigan and Julia A. Wolfson, University of Michigan The U.S. Department of Agriculture is trying to restrict access to Supplemental Nutrition...

Curious Kids: Is homework worthwhile?

Robert H. Tai, University of Virginia Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

CBD and genetic testing provide hope for ‘intractable’ epilepsy in children

Isabel Derera, Tufts University It can start with a vacant stare, what appear to be muscle twitches or a full-blown seizure. But no matter how...

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The ‘warspeak’ permeating everyday language puts us all in the trenches

Robert Myers, Alfred University In a manifesto posted online shortly before he went on to massacre 22 people at an El Paso Walmart, Patrick Crusius...