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Aug 1, 2019

Silicon Valley has emerged as the epicenter of technological innovation within the American economy. Yet, people often know little about the region’s origins and how it grew to become an influential force behind new innovations in society.

Jul 19, 2019

This week’s show is special: We’ve swapped episodes with Democracy Works, a podcast produced by Penn State University’s McCourtney Institute for Democracy.

Jul 17, 2019

In the 1980s, supply-side economics became a rallying cry of conservative politicians. This macroeconomic theory posits that lower taxes and decreased regulation can lead to economic growth, helping everyone on the income ladder as benefits to the rich “trickle down” to those less well-off.

Jul 17, 2019

Professors Anne Case and Sir Angus Deaton are recognized as Prospect magazine’s 2019 “World’s Top 50 Thinkers.”

Jul 11, 2019

Earlier studies have shown that the passage of minimal legal sale age (MLSA) laws regulating the purchase of e-cigarettes among teens succeeded in reducing e-cigarette use, but may have unintentionally increased cigarette use.

Jul 11, 2019

Efforts at controlling the powers of concentrated wealth has been an ongoing problem within society. Some believe overcoming the issue involves looking back at the foundations of democratic societies.

Jul 9, 2019
Jul 9, 2019

Looking at a photograph of a single plant surrounded by towering weeds, 14 Native American high school students from New Mexico discussed the parallels between nurturing and maintaining crops and strengthening their own communities.

Jun 27, 2019

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal courts do not have to address partisan gerrymandering claims.

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