Two-thirds of all U.S. states have legalized some kind of marijuana. The argument goes that its nationwide expansion is inevitable. Two marijuana policy researchers question that narrative.
By Victoria Shineman, The Conversation
Research shows when ex-offenders regain their voting rights, they can became more trusting of government and the criminal justice system.
By Michael Downing, The Conversation
One hundred years after Congress passed the first daylight saving legislation, more and more people are doubting the wisdom of changing the clocks.
By Ingrid Anderson, The Conversation
The modern outpouring of anti-immigrant and anti-Semitic sentiment is reminiscent of the political climate during the years between the first and second world wars in the U.S.
By Frederick Knight, The Conversation
Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp has been sued after an Associated Press investigation revealed that his office suppressed 53,000 voter registrations – most of them filed by African-Americans.
By Keith Kintigh, The Conversation
About 30,000 legally mandated archaeological investigations are conducted each year in the U.S. These projects are usually documented only in so-called “gray literature” reports that, in most cases, are not readily accessible, even to professional archaeologists.
By Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, The Conversation
The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency solicited the advice of a controversial toxicologist, Edward Calabrese, to consider changes to how it regulates radiation.
By Jay L. Zagorsky, The Conversation
Looking at lottery winners approximately 10 years after winning showed they saved just 16 cents of every dollar won.
By Roman V. Yampolskiy, The Conversation
A new argument has laid a path for artificial intelligence systems to be recognized as people without any legislation, court rulings or other revisions to existing law.
By Edward Struzik, The Conversation
Only 10 per cent of the Arctic Ocean in Canada, and less than two per cent of the Arctic Ocean in the United States, is charted.
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