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‘Sex addiction’ isn’t a justification for killing, or really an addiction...

Joshua B. Grubbs, Bowling Green State University A 21-year-old white man is alleged to have entered three different spas...

‘Doing nothing’ is all the rage – is it a form...

Ingrid Nelson, Amherst College The pandemic has either created too much free time or too little. Kitchen-table commutes and...

How New York’s 19th-century Jews turned Purim into an American party

Zev Eleff, Touro College Purim, which falls this year on Feb. 26, ranks among Judaism’s most joyous holidays.

In Texas, price gouging during disasters is illegal – it is...

Elizabeth Brake, Rice University In Houston, as millions suffered power and water outages, food shortages and subfreezing temperatures, another...

What are the origins of Lent?

Joanne M. Pierce, College of the Holy Cross In late winter, many Christian denominations observe a 40-day period of...

Indian farmers are a powerful force in Indian politics, and here’s...

Surupa Gupta, University of Mary Washington For over two months, farmers in India have been on a largely peaceful...

Harriet Tubman: Biden revives plan to put a Black woman of...

Robert Gudmestad, Colorado State University The Biden administration has revived a plan to put Harriet Tubman on the US$20 bill after Donald Trump’s Treasury secretary...

5 strategies for cultivating hope this year

Jacqueline S. Mattis, Rutgers University - Newark The raging coronavirus pandemic, along with political turbulence and uncertainty, have overwhelmed many of us. From almost the...

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To save threatened plants and animals, restore habitat on farms, ranches...

Lucas Alejandro Garibaldi, Universidad Nacional de Rio Negro; Claire Kremen, University of British Columbia; Erle C. Ellis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Sandra...