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Increasing numbers of Americans support gun background checks

Kent E. Portney, Texas A&M University and Carol L. Goldsmith, Texas A&M University In the aftermath of the shootings in El Paso, Texas,...

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...

Companies promoting causes can be accused of ‘wokewashing’ – allying themselves...

Kim Sheehan, University of Oregon More consumers want companies to address societal problems, including climate change and crumbling infrastructure. Additionally, more than half want to buy...

Curious Kids: Is homework worthwhile?

Robert H. Tai, University of Virginia Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

Everything in Mecca gets 5 stars — and online reviews of...

Tom van Laer, University of Sydney and Elif Izberk-Bilgin, University of Michigan For the millions of Muslims preparing to gather in Saudi Arabia on Aug....

Heart transplant doctors could help more people by accepting donations from...

Leora Yarboro, University of Virginia and Elizabeth D. Krebs, University of Virginia Heart disease is the top cause of death in the U.S. For some...

Curious Kids: How are cats declawed, and is it painful?

Ilana Halperin, University of California, Davis Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

Thanks, ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ for reminding us why inflation matters

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University Marvel recently re-released the final film in its “Avengers” series with extra footage and a post-credit tribute in hopes of...

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Portraits are a fine art, so let’s embrace the selfie

By Hannah Williams, University of Oxford The BP Portrait Award 2014, which opens at the National Portrait Gallery this week, might seem to some like...