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Why action on climate change gets stuck and what to do...

Matthew Hoffmann, University of Toronto and Steven Bernstein, University of Toronto Work crews descended on 12 commuter parking lots in Toronto in late November 2018,...

Firearm-makers may finally decide it’s in their interest to help reduce...

Timothy D. Lytton, Georgia State University Mass shootings have become a routine occurrence in America. Gun-makers have long refused to take responsibility for their role in...

Your political views can predict how you pronounce certain words

Zachary Jaggers, University of Oregon Politics can predict the TV shows we watch, the shops we frequent and the places we live. But what about the...

Los Angeles is far from ending homelessness – but other American...

Brenda Wiewel, University of Southern California Los Angeles became ground zero for America’s homelessness crisis after President Donald Trump visited the city on Sept. 17. “We...

When does trash talking work?

Karen C.P. McDermott, University of Connecticut The Abstract features interesting research and the people behind it. Karen C.P. McDermott recently completed a study on trash talk,...

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...

Could a national buyback program reduce gun violence in America?

Lacey Wallace, Pennsylvania State University Americans own nearly half of the world’s guns, with approximately 120 firearms for every 100 U.S. residents. Gun control policies may...

As Herman Melville turns 200, his works have never been more...

Aaron Sachs, Cornell University Outside of American literature courses, it doesn’t seem likely that many Americans are reading Herman Melville these days. But with Melville turning...

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Mark D. Fairchild, Rochester Institute of Technology Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an...