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Moore v. United States: A Supreme Court case that could upend the tax code

Feb. 13, 2024

The case is a “structural threat” to the income tax system as we know it, according to a CU law professor and tax specialist. Sloan Speck gives his take on Moore v. U.S.

Vladimir Lenin (center) in Moscow's Red Square.

A bit less visibly, Lenin’s ghost still haunts Russia

Feb. 12, 2024

This year is the 100th anniversary of the death of the Soviet Union’s first communist leader, whose legacy in Russia and former Soviet republics is complicated.

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Colorado voters divided on election integrity, agree state is too expensive

Jan. 29, 2024

In a new survey of Colorado voters, 75% of self-identified Democrats agreed that “elections across the country will be conducted fairly and accurately" in 2024. Only 46% of independents and 41% of Republicans shared the sentiment.

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Climate change opinions swing elections

Jan. 23, 2024

A new ̨ͼⱦ analysis found that, with U.S. voters, climate concerns likely gave Democrats the White House in 2020.

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As election season approaches, journalism needs a look in the mirror

Jan. 16, 2024

Mike McDevitt, a professor of journalism at the College of Media, Communication and Information, shares ideas for reporters looking to stop authoritarianism and advocate for democracy.

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Legal rights and legal reality diverge for single women in Nepal

Dec. 18, 2023

̨ͼⱦ doctoral candidate Tracy Fehr’s research examines the intersecting identities limiting Nepali women’s access to disaster relief funds following the devastating 2015 earthquakes.

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Not just angry, but motivated and voting

Dec. 4, 2023

In a new publication, ̨ͼⱦ doctoral graduate Kimberly Killen highlights how “angry feminist claims” have the power to inform and mobilize.

Vladimir Putin sits in a crowd at a sporting event

Who supports Putin? Men, older generations and traditionalists, study shows

Nov. 30, 2023

In a new study led by ̨ͼⱦ, researchers surveyed more than 8,400 people in six former Soviet Union nations about their support for the controversial Russian leader. In Ukraine, at least, Russia's long and bloody invasion seems to have backfired on the leader.

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Employer-labor relations in the balance

Nov. 28, 2023

Associate Professor Vilja Hulden’s recent book “The Bosses’ Union” highlights how employers organized to fight labor before the New Deal.

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The how and what of the latest Israel-Hamas war

Oct. 13, 2023

Longstanding conflicts and the latest Israel-Hamas war have recent and deep historical roots. Hilary Falb Kalisman gives her take on how things escalated, political and regional contexts, policy implications and more.