March, 2018

  • 17 March

    How Mike Pompeo’s Rise Will Impact the Middle East

    Rex Tillerson’s departure means the Iran nuclear deal is in trouble. And if President Trump scraps it, the whole Middle East could erupt in conflict, fears one analyst.

February, 2018

  • 26 February

    Why Trump’s Idea to Arm Teachers May Miss the Mark

    While President Donald Trump suggests arming teachers would be a good way to stop school shootings, research shows that carrying firearms comes with a host of troublesome risks.

  • 15 February

    Why Security Measures Alone Won’t Stop School Shootings

    When school shootings take place, beefed up security is often seen as a solution. Experience shows, however, that school shootings stem from social factors that require a different response.

  • 4 February

    Trump and Nunes Torch Tradition of Trust Between Congress and FBI

    The FBI has long fed Congress secret intel. Trump and Nunes' fight to release classified information may turn this dynamic on its head.

  • 1 February

    Trump’s State of the Union Address Quotes Explained

    Three academics choose key quotes from President Trump's first State of the Union address and add the context missing from the president’s words.

January, 2018

  • 24 January

    4 Things You Need to Know to Protect Yourself From the Flu

    The flu is not only making millions of people sick this year. It's causing fear and, along with it, a lot of confusion. Should you get a flu shot? Should you see the doctor? An expert advises.

  • 15 January

    MLK’s Vision of Love as a Moral Imperative Still Matters

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of love was not sentimental. It demanded that individuals tell their oppressors what they were doing was wrong.

December, 2017

  • 29 December

    2017 Was a Banner Year for the Arms Industry

    Half of Pentagon spending goes to contractors, the military budget is set to skyrocket, and the Trump administration is peddling arms all over the world.

  • 23 December

    The Pall That the Tax Package is Casting Over Charities

    Giving could decline by $21 billion or more per year.

  • 19 December

    Why Justice is More Important Than the Rule of Law

    America's understanding of justice may be compromised, which is a more fundamental issue than enforcing the law.