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How Joe Biden did so well in Georgia

Bev-Freda Jackson, American University School of Public Affairs For nearly 30 years, the state of Georgia has voted reliably Republican in presidential elections. Not since...

How popular culture hobbles protest movements

Chauncey Maher, Dickinson College In response to the anti-racism protests that have erupted across the U.S., many Americans are saying they agree with the goals...

What activists today can learn from MLK, the ‘conservative militant’

Christopher Beem, Pennsylvania State University In the turbulent days following President Donald Trump’s inauguration, activists launched resistance movements: Greenpeace activists climbed a large construction crane...

Meet the theologian who helped MLK see the value of nonviolence

Paul Harvey, University of Colorado After this last tumultuous year of political rancor and racial animus, many people could well be asking what can sustain...

Why the Nobel Peace Prize brings little peace

Ronald R. Krebs, University of Minnesota The Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, an advocacy group...

On the Reformation’s 500th anniversary, remembering Martin Luther’s contribution to literacy

Richard Gunderman, Indiana University This year marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s famous 95 Theses, which helped spark the founding of the...

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