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Robert Jennings

CULTURE

Celebrities Give Bribery The Old College Try

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
The Department of Justice is calling the college admissions cheating scheme 'Operation Varsity Blues.

DEMOCRACY

Why The Return Of Fascism Is The Wrong Question To Ask

Why The Return Of Fascism Is The Wrong Question To Ask

Aristotle Kallis
When a group of ultra-nationalist wannabes gathered in Milan in 1919 to hear firebrand leader Benito Mussolini speak, they became part of an infamous moment in history.

ECONOMY

This Small Mexican Border Town Prizes Its Human And Environmental Links With The US

This Small Mexican Border Town Prizes Its Human And Environmental Links With The US

Matthew D. Moran
The tiny Mexican town of Boquillas del Carmen sits nestled between the Sierra del Carmen Mountains and the Rio Grande. Its Chihuahuan Desert location is strikingly beautiful, with green vegetation along the river, the brown soil of the surrounding desert and…

ENVIRONMENT

Why There’s A Recovery Speed Limit After Mass Extinction

Why There’s A Recovery Speed Limit After Mass Extinction

Monica Kortsha
New research links the long lag time in recovery after a mass extinction to evolution.

JUSTICE

How Unjust Social Structures Help Some But Harm Others

How Unjust Social Structures Help Some But Harm Others

Shervin Assari
The college admissions cheating scandal has outraged millions, bringing to light the gaps between the privileged and less privileged citizens.