A new film on beloved children's television icon Fred Rogers hits theaters next month. Rogers' moral values contributed to the power and appeal of his neighborhood.
By Mary-Hunter McDonnell, The Conversation
The National Basketball Association's difficulty dealing with a tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters shows the challenges of having values and expanding into new markets.
By Edwin Amenta, The Conversation
Yang's plan is a direct echo of the Townsend Plan, the brainchild of another political novice who also believed that the solution to economic disruption and automation almost a century ago was to guarantee an income.
By Malinda Maynor Lowery, The Conversation
Columbus Day is a relatively new federal holiday, but increasingly, more communities are recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day instead.
By William D. Moylan, The Conversation
As the album celebrates its 50th anniversary, few may realize just how groundbreaking its tracks were for the band.
By Ivan Manokha, The Conversation
The data on which algorithms “learn” to judge candidates contains a whole range of different kinds of biases, prejudices, inequalities and discrimination.
By Anthony Dukes, The Conversation
Three advantages physical stores still have over their online-only rivals.
By Gerald Friedman, The Conversation
There is a simpler and less costly path toward single-payer, and it may have a better chance of success: simply strike the words “who are age 65 or over” from the 1965 amendments to the Social Security Act that created…
By Morteza Taiebat, Ming Xu, The Conversation
A recent study, published on September 10, sheds light on the global carbon footprint of U.S. households.
By Michael W. Klein
If a recession hits, the Fed might need to lower rates below zero, which could cause other problems in the financial system.
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