The immune system may explain skepticism towards immigrants

There are deep-seated conflicts throughout the Western world about how to handle the influx of refugees and immigrants—should we close our borders or bid the newcomers welcome? New research reveals that such opposing points ...

'No Child Left Behind' leaves some voters behind

When public schools receive failing grades, turnout increases in local school board elections, according to research from Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy. However, turnout increases unequally, with very ...

Respect for human rights is improving

By ignoring how the collection of data on political repression changes over time, human rights watchers may be misjudging reports that seem to show respect for human rights has not been improving, according to a Penn State ...

A scholar who thinks globally and acts locally

You have probably not forgotten the banking crisis of 2008. But do you remember the banking crises of the 1980s—a series of bank runs that started in 1984?

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