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Let’s call athletes ‘workers,’ and let’s call these NBA protests what...

Abraham I. Khan, Pennsylvania State University The Milwaukee Bucks’ startling refusal to take to the court for their NBA playoff game on Aug. 26 was...

We call workers ‘essential’ – but is that just referring to...

Zachary Jaggers, University of Oregon By this point in the coronavirus pandemic, you’ve probably heard a lot about “essential workers.” They’re the people working in...

Workers left out of government and business response to the coronavirus

Thomas Kochan, MIT Sloan School of Management As the coronavirus crisis unfolds, workers and families around the country are finding out how weak the U.S....

I’m an OB/GYN who attended thousands of deliveries before wondering why...

Neel Shah, Harvard Medical School A few years ago I visited Dar a Luz, the only free-standing birth center in New Mexico. It looks...

As the coal industry shrinks, miners deserve a just transition –...

Ann Eisenberg, University of South Carolina Murray Energy, one of the biggest private U.S. coal companies, has become the fifth coal company to file for...

An artist’s journey into the science of sweat

Paul Vanouse, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York During steamy days, a body’s physiological response may cause you to wrinkle your nose:...

Why are there so few women CEOs?

Michael Holmes, Florida State University Women comprise about 47% of the U.S. workforce, yet they make up barely a quarter of all senior executives at...

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...

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‘Constructive arguing’ can help keep the peace at your Thanksgiving table

James M. Honeycutt, University of Texas at Dallas Sex, income, religion and politics – these are some of the biggies on the list of taboo...