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The opioid crisis is a big issue in New Hampshire –...

Amanda Latimore, Johns Hopkins University America’s opioid crisis has hit New Hampshire hard, creating an epidemic of overdoses and addiction-related health issues in the early...

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...

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There’s more to Ireland than a ‘double Irish’ tax loophole

By Anthony McDonnell, Queen's University Belfast Ireland is to phase out its controversial “double Irish” tax scheme. It follows international criticism and the European Union’s...