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Conventional wisdom maintains that images hold “power” to sway public opinion, to move us to action and to ultimately “change history.” In early April, gut-wrenching images seem to have once again...

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The Republicans’ controversial effort to repeal the perhaps optimistically named Affordable Care Act because of rising premiums may be fatally stalled. But there are other ways to rein in health care...

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Coachella unofficially kicks off the 2017 U.S. festival season on April 15, and while this year’s event in Indio, California will likely set attendance records, there are concerning trends in the live...

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As France goes to the polls to elect a new president, observers are wondering if the vote will follow a populist trend that led to Brexit and the election of Donald Trump. Here are a few important things...

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Recent PR stumbles by United Airlines and Uber illustrate the challenges for businesses in an age when citizen activism is amplified by social media. Incidents that not so long ago would have been relatively...

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Springtime brings many things, from proverbial showers to birds chirping and warmer weather. It also signals tax season is upon us once more. Every year 140 million U.S. taxpayers spend countless hours...

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Arctic lands and waters hold irresistible allure for global oil companies. Despite opposition from environmental groups and President Obama’s 2016 ban on drilling in federal Arctic waters, exploration...

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Recent headlines point to a relentless undoing of policy and process within the Environmental Protection Agency. The Trump budget calls for slashing the EPA budget by an estimated 31 percent. Staff would...

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Although the Venezuelan government has become increasingly authoritarian since the early 2000s, last week was the first time it openly attacked democracy. On March 29, the Venezuelan Supreme Court, controlled...

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Ocean life is largely hidden from view. Monitoring what lives where is costly – typically requiring big boats, big nets, skilled personnel and plenty of time. An emerging technology using what’s called...