Living with natural gas pipelines: Appalachian landowners describe fear, anxiety and loss

Pipeline companies have run roughshod over several regions where they're building, racking up safety and environmental violations. Many residents feel trapped, with no control over their property.

Martina Angela Caretta, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Lund University • conversation
Feb. 3, 2021 ~10 min

Trump’s big gamble to gut US power plant emissions rules loses in court, opening a door for new climate rules

An appeals court described the EPA's effort as 'a series of tortured misreadings' of US law.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~7 min

Trump’s big gamble to gut US power plant emissions rules loses in court, opening door for new climate rules

An appeals court described the EPA's effort as "a series of tortured misreadings" of U.S. law.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~7 min

Joe Biden's inaugural address gives hope to the millions who stutter

Joe Biden's presidential campaign and his inauguration mark an important change for the roughly 3 million people in the United States who stutter.

Rodney Gabel, Professor and Founding Director, Binghamton University, State University of New York • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~6 min

Trump’s big gamble to gut US power plant emissions rules fails in court, opening door for powerful new climate rules

An appeals court described the EPA's effort as "a series of tortured misreadings" of U.S. law.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~7 min

Biden has a congressional shortcut to cancel Trump’s regulatory rollbacks, but it comes with risks

The Trump administration used this shortcut liberally in 2017, but its potential pitfalls and impact raise a question: Should Congress repeal it?

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 18, 2021 ~7 min

Does 'deplatforming' work to curb hate speech and calls for violence? 3 experts in online communications weigh in

Banning extremists from social media platforms can reduce hate speech, but the deplatforming process has to be handled with care – and it can have unintended consequences.

Ugochukwu Etudo, Assistant Professor of Operations and Information Management, University of Connecticut • conversation
Jan. 15, 2021 ~10 min

Trump's Twitter ban obscures the real problem: state-backed manipulation is rampant on social media

Social media censorship in the US fails to tackle the rising trend of ‘disinformation-for-hire’ cyber troops.

Hannah Bailey, PhD researcher in Social Data Science, University of Oxford • conversation
Jan. 13, 2021 ~7 min

Big Tech's rejection of Parler shuts down a site favored by Trump supporters – and used by participants in the US Capitol insurrection

Millions of supporters of Donald Trump flocked to the far-right social media platform, where hate speech and calls for violence thrive. The US Capitol insurrection could be the platform's undoing.

Alex Newhouse, Research Lead, Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism, Middlebury Institute of International Studies • conversation
Jan. 12, 2021 ~12 min

Florida manatee with 'Trump' etched on back prompts investigation

An investigation is launched after the marine mammal was found with the president's name on its body.

bbcnews
Jan. 12, 2021 ~2 min

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