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Why do Americans say ‘bay-zle’ and the English say ‘baa-zle’?

Christine Mallinson, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an...

Brexit: An ‘escape room’ with no escape

Terrence Guay, Pennsylvania State University Brexit is beginning to look a lot like an “escape room” with no exit. An escape room is an increasingly popular...

Freddie Mercury’s family faith: The ancient religion of Zoroastrianism

Vasudha Narayanan, University of Florida In the Freddie Mercury biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” there’s a scene in which a family member scolds Mercury. “So now the family...

The UK’s plan to deny terrorists ‘safe spaces’ online would make...

Molly Land, University of Connecticut In the wake of the recent attacks in Manchester and London, British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on social...

How populism explains May’s stunning UK election upset: Experts react

Terrence Guay, Pennsylvania State University and Charles Hankla, Georgia State University Editor’s note: U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s election gamble failed badly as her Conservatives...

What the UK election means for Brexit and America

Charles Hankla, Georgia State University Despite the many distractions of a full news cycle, it’s time to start paying closer attention to Thursday’s elections in...

What explains Britain’s Brexit shocker?

Barry Eichengreen, University of California, Berkeley The result of the U.K. referendum on European Union membership has been a surprise and massive shock to so-called...

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The demographics of the #resistance

Dana R. Fisher, University of Maryland; Dawn Marie Dow, University of Maryland, and Rashawn Ray, University of Maryland Since the inauguration of Donald Trump, hundreds...