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Most panhandling laws are unconstitutional since there’s no freedom from speech

Joseph W. Mead, Cleveland State University Thousands of U.S. cities restrict panhandling in some way. These ordinances limit face-to-face soliciting, including interactions that occur on...

How should we decide what to do?

Lori Gruen, Wesleyan University Most of us are faced with ethical decisions on a regular basis. Some are relatively minor – perhaps your cousin makes...

For richer or poorer: 4 economists ponder what 2018 has in...

Greg Wright, University of California, Merced; Christos Makridis, Stanford University; Patricia Smith, University of Michigan, and William Hauk, University of South Carolina Editor’s note: We...

Why poverty is not a personal choice, but a reflection of...

Shervin Assari, University of Michigan As the Senate prepares to modify its version of the health care bill, now is a good time to back...

Do poor people eat more junk food than wealthier Americans?

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University and Patricia Smith, University of Michigan Eating fast food is frequently blamed for damaging our health. As...

Trump’s push for self-sufficiency misses the point of safety net programs

David Campbell, Binghamton University, State University of New York and Kristina Lambright, Binghamton University, State University of New York Here’s how Office of Management and...

In Rio’s bulldozed _favelas,_ echoes of America’s shantytowns

Lisa Goff, University of Virginia The 500,000 tourists expected to attend the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will see a dazzling city, miles...

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Ravens have social abilities previously only seen in humans

Declan Perry, The Conversation Humans and their primate cousins are well known for their intelligence and social abilities. You hear them called bird-brained, but birds...