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Donald Trump supporters caught between respect for military and hatred of...

Donald Critchlow, Arizona State University Donald Trump’s recent derogatory and off-the-wall attack on John McCain’s heroism, denigrating him because he was captured during the Vietnam...

Philosophical toolkit in tow, scholar travels to conflict zones

Carlos Fraenkel, McGill University Over the past few years, I’ve organized philosophy workshops around the world: with students at Palestinian and Indonesian universities, Hasidic Jews...

The trouble with using synthetic rhino horn to stop poaching

Diogo Veríssimo, Georgia State University In 2014, one rhino was killed every eight hours. That was in South Africa alone, where most of the world’s...

The political work of the Confederate flag

Joseph Crespino, Emory University The Confederate flag may soon be gone with the wind. It is a remarkable reversal of fortunes for one of America’s most...

An artificial pancreas has just made giving birth safer for diabetic...

Joan Taylor, De Montfort University Last week, a British diabetic women became the world’s first to complete a natural vaginal birth using an artificial pancreas....

Is Europe’s Google antitrust probe a ‘war’ against US tech?

Peter K Yu, Drake University and John Cross, University of Louisville Last month, the European Commission (EC) filed a formal antitrust complaint against Google for...

What does exposure to environmental chemicals mean for our health?

Ivy Shiue, Northumbria University, Newcastle It is not possible to live in a chemical-free world on Earth. Chemicals are all around us, and some, like...

How climate change is making California’s epic drought worse

Catherine Gautier, University of California, Santa Barbara This article is part of The Conversation’s series on drought. You can read the rest of the series...

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What Green New Deal advocates can learn from the 2009 economic...

Joseph Aldy, Harvard Kennedy School Congressional Democrats have introduced a “Green New Deal” proposal that calls for a 10-year national mobilization to curb climate change...