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Some chocolate has a dark side to it – child labor

Robert C Ulin, Rochester Institute of Technology Chocolate makes for a perfect gift, a comforting snack and even a...

Revisiting reparations: Is it time for the US to pay its...

Anne C. Bailey, Binghamton University, State University of New York Some 156 years after the end of the Civil...

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...

Thousands of ocean fishing boats could be using forced labor –...

Gavin McDonald, University of California Santa Barbara Fishing on the high seas is a bit of a mystery, economically speaking. These areas of open ocean...

How one woman pulled off the first consumer boycott – and...

Tom Zoellner, Chapman University While many companies have trumpeted their support for the Black Lives Matter movement, others are beginning to face consumer pressure for...

As states weigh human lives versus the economy, history suggests the...

Peter C. Mancall, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Policymakers are beginning to decide how to reopen the American...

The two-party system is here to stay

Alexander Cohen, Clarkson University The American two-party system has long been besieged. Many of the founders feared that organizing people along ideological lines would be...

What Canada and South Africa can teach the U.S. about slavery...

Bonny Ibhawoh, McMaster University America’s failure to understand, acknowledge and resolve the continuing catastrophe of slavery is holding back the entire nation. Without broad public recognition...

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Steve W. Martin, Iowa State University Why do batteries die? And, why can they only be recharged so many times before they won’t hold a...

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