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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...

Investors, consumers and workers are changing capitalism for the better by...

Elizabeth Schmidt, University of Massachusetts Amherst Capitalism’s days may be numbered – at least judging by recent polls. A majority of millennials reject the economic system,...

How immigrants give American companies a powerful boost against Chinese rivals

Benjamin A.T. Graham, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The ongoing trade war is the most visible front in...

Keith Krach Confirmed as Under Secretary During U.S. Senate Confirmation Vote...

Washington DC (Life & News) — At 2:30pm EDT on Thursday, June 20th, 2019, during the United States Senate's 116th Congress, 1st Session, Keith...

Sanders and AOC want to cap interest rates on consumer loans...

Anne Fleming, Georgetown University Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez want to cap consumer interest rates in an effort to curb “sky high” credit...

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How well prepared are businesses for climate change?

By Eliot Whittington, University of Cambridge The world is changing. The weather is becoming more volatile, with the number of extreme weather events on the...