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Why the US still hasn’t had a woman president

Farida Jalalzai, Oklahoma State University Estonia, Singapore, Ethiopia and Finland – these are some of the 21 countries currently governed by a female president or...

The candidate you like is the one you think is most...

Marjorie Hershey, Indiana University Electability has been the single most important force motivating voters in the 2020 Democratic primaries. But what is it? What makes one...

Impeachment overkill, the USMCA’s impact on jobs and the power of...

Aradhna Krishna, University of Michigan; Sarah Burns, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Stephen Onyeiwu, Allegheny College Editor’s note: The seven Democrats who qualified for the...

2020 campaign shows the more women run, the more they are...

Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon When Victoria Woodhull ran for president in 1872, she was depicted as “Mrs. Satan” in a political cartoon. When...

Why are private prisons controversial? 3 questions answered

John M. Eason, University of Wisconsin-Madison Editor’s note: Private prisons have long stirred controversy, most recently over their role in housing undocumented immigrants and asylum...

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...

Vital Signs: the battle for the soul of the US Democrats...

Richard Holden, UNSW Over the past two days the 20 leading contenders for the role of the US Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential candidate have faced...

The soaring cost of US child care, in 5 charts

Heidi Steinour, University of South Florida The cost of having children in the U.S. has climbed exponentially since the 1960s. So it’s no wonder the...

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Abortion freedom of speech battle heading to the Supreme Court

Robert A. Sedler, Wayne State University Whether you’re for abortion or against – can the state force you to say anything about it? What about...