Despite being home to the highest percentage of African Americans of any state in the country, Mississippi hasn’t elected an African American candidate to statewide office since 1890.
A Nobel Prize-winning political economist found a way to promote good governance and protect users without the need for heavy-handed government regulation.
Two oil tankers were attacked on June 13 off the coast of Oman, forcing the crew members of one burning ship to flee. It was the latest in a series of assaults on tankers transporting oil through the Gulf. In May, Saudi, Norwegian and Emirati oil tankers were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, causing damage but …
Climate change should be front and center in U.S. national security debates. Cutting Pentagon greenhouse gas emissions will help save lives in the United States, and could diminish the risk of climate conflict.
Americans may again see something that, statistically speaking, has never been seen before. Approval ratings have high correlations with predicting the next president, but with Trump, the numbers are outside any historical trends.
Improved access to quality child care would support economic security in rural communities, which have unique child care needs.
As current anti-immigrant policies diminish the supply of migrant workers, farmers are not able to find the labor they need. So prison systems have responded by leasing convicts to growers desperate for workers.
The high plains aquifer, also known as the Ogallala aquifer, is one of the largest in the nation and the primary source of water for a vast stretch of our agricultural heartland. But what exactly is an aquifer, and how does it work? Many imagine a giant underground lake—in fact, the Ogallala is sometimes referred to as the sixth Great …
Political fallout from the Vietnam War gave Congress more power to control foreign affairs, but they have been reluctant to use it.
While the 2019 'Aladdin' is a big improvement from the 1992 version, it still recycles some old themes - and combines Arab, Iranian, and even Indian culture into an exotic 'East'.