Fans or not, millions are watching football this season to see who is, and isn’t, protesting. But are they asking why? Shaun Anderson, professor in the College of Communication and Fine Arts, talks about sports, protest and political messages.
Anger, rage and betrayal swept through the U.S. political system in the recent presidential campaign, and they make for a combustible combination. Where do our politics go after passing the boiling point?
Disparities in income and wealth were part of the stew of dissatisfaction that boiled over in the 2016 general election. Jennifer Pate, chair of the Department of Economics, talks about income distribution and why we should care about it.
Europe has taken center stage in the eyes of much of the world in recent months as it deals with refugees and migrants. But its past may be just as useful for lessons about political and economic turmoil there and in the United States today. We spoke about the lessons of history with Professor Elizabeth Drummond,...