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Utility Power Player Jake Elmore has made MLB history and baseball...

He's been right in front of you, all these years. Fifteen. That's how many players have played all nine...

Incitement to violence is rarely explicit – here are some techniques...

H. Colleen Sinclair, Mississippi State University As senators plan for an impeachment trial in which former President Donald Trump is accused of inciting his supporters...

How the shadow of slavery still hangs over global finance

Philip Roscoe, University of St Andrews When the infamous Zong trial began in 1783, it laid bare the toxic relationship between finance and slavery. It...

Monuments ‘expire’ – but offensive monuments can become powerful history lessons

Alan Marcus, University of Connecticut and Walter Woodward, University of Connecticut Historical monuments are intended to be timeless, but almost all have an expiration date....

Oklahoma is – and always has been – Native land

Dwanna L. McKay, Colorado College Some Oklahomans are expressing trepidation about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that much of the eastern part of the state...

How one woman pulled off the first consumer boycott – and...

Tom Zoellner, Chapman University While many companies have trumpeted their support for the Black Lives Matter movement, others are beginning to face consumer pressure for...

5 ways the world is better off dealing with a pandemic...

Siddharth Chandra, Michigan State University and Eva Kassens-Noor, Michigan State University Near the end of the First World War, a deadly flu raced across the...

Uprisings after pandemics have happened before – just look at the...

Susan Wade, Keene State College As a professor of medieval Europe, I’ve taught the bubonic plague, and how it contributed to the English Peasant Revolt...

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Controversial young adult novel offers insight into Kavanaugh hearings, sexual assault

Kelly Roberts, Meredith College The confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should remind educators of the vital need to talk to young people...