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How climate change is driving emigration from Central America

Miranda Cady Hallett, University of Dayton Clouds of dust rose behind the wheels of the pickup truck as we hurtled over the back road in...

The misguided attacks on ‘This Land Is Your Land’

Will Kaufman, University of Central Lancashire In recent years, Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land” has become a rallying cry for immigrants. And in...

How much power can one image actually have?

Nicole Smith Dahmen, University of Oregon and Paul Slovic, University of Oregon When the Associated Press published Julia Le Duc’s photograph of a drowned Salvadoran...

Nixon and Reagan tried closing the border to pressure Mexico –...

Aileen Teague, Brown University Just a week ago, President Donald Trump appeared poised to take the drastic step of closing the U.S.-Mexico border to both...

Why are some Americans changing their names?

Kirsten Fermaglich, Michigan State University In 2008, Newsweek published an article on then-presidential candidate Barack Obama titled “From Barry to Barack.” The story explained how Obama’s...

Republican ads feature MS-13, hoping fear will motivate voters

Anthony W. Fontes, American University School of International Service Campaign advertisements appearing for this year’s midterm elections include a stream of Republican campaign ads linking...

Trump sees opportunity in Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis as midterms approach

Marco Aponte-Moreno, St Mary's College of California President Donald Trump has spoken forcefully about the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, calling it a “human tragedy”...

Mexico elects a leftist president who welcomes migrants

Luis Gómez Romero, University of Wollongong Mexico’s next president will be Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a former Mexico City mayor and outspoken critic of the...

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The US economy likely just entered its longest ever expansion –...

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University The U.S. economy likely surpassed an important milestone last month: Americans are now experiencing the longest economic expansion in the...