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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
November 22

Another major democracy fights to maintain the rule of law

Professor David Frank sees parallels between Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump
Map seen through magnifier
November 19

Local news can bridge the media trust gap, if the public pays

Professor Damian Radcliffe discusses ways local journalists can rebuild public trust
Office scene
November 19

Why saying 'OK boomer' at work is considered age discrimination

Federal law protects older workers, law professor Elizabeth Tippett writes, but not millennials
Lighting a prescribed fire
November 1

States can learn from Native American wildfire management

In The Conversation, two UO researchers say native tribes have a long history using fire
Open mouths
October 25

The Conversation: Political views can influence pronunciation

Linguist Zachary Jaggers says politics affects how people say foreign words and place names
Amazon workers walkout
September 26

What employees risk when they use the workplace for activism

Law professor Elizabeth Tippett contrasts marching in the street with workplace activism
Harvey Weinstein
September 19

Weinstein's lawyers may be the real villains, UO law prof writes

In The Conversation, Elizabeth Tippett assesses the role of attorneys in the 'She Said' exposé
Pocket calculator
September 16

Paper: Math skills aren't enough to get through hard decisions

Skill with numbers requires confidence as well as knowledge, prof writes in The Conversation
Art for Justice
August 23

Companies promoting causes can be accused of 'wokewashing'

Professor Kim Sheehan says firms can also be important allies in the quest for social change
Astronaut Neil Armstrong
July 16

What were Neil Armstrong's famous first words on the moon?

UO linguistics professor Melissa Michaud Baese-Berk calls it the case of the missing 'a.'