While Republicans and Democrats agree on relief for the pandemic, Americans are split on issues around the 2020 election and President Trump's impeachment.
March 2, 2021 • ~8 min
Governments with strong female representation are more likely to deliver on campaign promises, according to new research.
Feb. 23, 2021 • ~3 min
What's happening with the military coup in Myanmar? An expert explains what's going on and what the rest of the world can do about it.
Feb. 12, 2021 • ~12 min
"The takeover of the US Capitol... incited by the president of the United States and his agents, was terrorism, insurrection, and an attempted violent coup."
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~5 min
The child welfare system in the US often targets poor families for unnecessary investigations or child removals, the author of a new book argues.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~10 min
An expert explains the process the FDA used to issue emergency use authorization for the new COVID-19 vaccine and the impact of the EUA.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~11 min
The "pink tax" means charging more for products aimed at women. Import tariffs are another form of this discrimination, research finds.
Dec. 9, 2020 • ~4 min
Blame travel, not weather, for worsening spikes of COVID-19 infections, according to a conceptual model showing the "inflationary effect."
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~9 min
The US response to COVID-19 highlighted myriad problems with its emergency preparedness approach. Here's what experts recommend instead.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~6 min
Militias today have more in common with white supremacist groups like the KKK than those from the American Revolution, says professor Greg Ablavsky.
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~9 min