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The US is worried about its critical minerals supply chains –...

Jordy Lee, Colorado School of Mines and Morgan Bazilian, Colorado School of Mines When U.S. companies build military weapons...

Rats help clear minefields in Cambodia – and suspicion of the...

Darcie DeAngelo, Binghamton University, State University of New York Editor’s note: Dr. Darcie DeAngelo is a medical anthropologist at the Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity...

Nobel Peace Prize spotlights the links between hunger and conflict

Jessica Eise, Purdue University The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the United Nations World Food Program for its efforts to combat hunger,...

The dark side of supportive relationships

Edward Lemay, University of Maryland and Michele Gelfand, University of Maryland Imagine that you’ve had a heated argument with a co-worker, and you call up...

There’s a dark political history to language that strips people of...

William A. Donohue, Michigan State University Dehumanizing language often precedes genocide. One tragic example: Extreme dehumanizing language was a strong contributor to the 1994 genocide in...

How states rocked by conflict could harness funds from their diasporas

Victor Odundo Owuor, University of Colorado In times of conflict, many economies flounder. Investors and the private sector tend to be averse to risk, and...

Seven charts that show the world is actually becoming a better...

Julius Probst, Lund University Swedish academic Hans Rosling has identified a worrying trend: not only do many people across advanced economies have no idea that...

The power of a hug can help you cope with conflict

Lisa A Williams, UNSW Friends, children, romantic partners, family members – many of us exchange hugs with others on a regular basis. New research from...

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Trump’s exports-good, imports-bad trade policy, debunked by an economist

Ian Sheldon, The Ohio State University President Donald Trump’s trade policy leaves international economists like me scratching our heads. His apparent desire to start a...