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The Senate filibuster explained – and why it should be allowed...

Daniel Wirls, University of California, Santa Cruz Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the latest Democrat to argue an arcane Senate rule governing debate stands in the...

How Democrats can win back workers in 2020

Thomas Kochan, MIT Sloan School of Management Labor unions and the workers they represent were once the heart and soul of the Democratic Party. The 2016...

One budget line Congress can agree on: Spending billions on the...

Rebecca U. Thorpe, University of Washington The two-year budget deal signed into law in July marks a rare bipartisan agreement. The deal adds US$320 billion over...

Too many people think satirical news is real

R. Kelly Garrett, The Ohio State University; Robert Bond, The Ohio State University, and Shannon Poulsen, The Ohio State University In July, the website Snopes...

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...

3 ways $2 trillion for infrastructure can fight inequality too

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University Imagine you have US$2 trillion to spend on patching up America’s crumbling roads, levees and other infrastructure. What would you...

One-party rule in 49 state legislatures reflects flaws in democratic process

Nancy Martorano Miller, University of Dayton Across the U.S., Republicans control 30 statehouses and the Democrats control 18. That is the largest number of one-party...

Your deeply held beliefs may just be wrong – 5 essential...

Naomi Schalit, The Conversation Editor’s note: As we come to the end of the year, Conversation editors take a look back at the stories that...

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How virtual worlds can recreate the geographic history of life

Robert K. Colwell, University of Connecticut and Thiago F. Rangel, Universidade Federal de Goias The Amazon and the adjacent Andean slopes in South America host...