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The Crisis in Ukraine Has Disturbing Echoes of the 1930s

In a Time Magazine op-ed, professor Cristina Florea writes that today’s world is arguably very different from the world of the 1930s, but current events in Europe have disturbing parallels in the 1930s.
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History prof. discusses history of Thanksgiving meals

Postdoctoral associate of History Adrienne Bitar was featured in TIME Magazine dertialing the hisotry of vegetarian opposition to serving turkey on Thanksgiving. Bitar specializes in the study of American food and health history and culture. She is the author of "Diets and the Disease of Civilization
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Women in Ancient Rome Didn’t Have Equal Rights. They Still Changed History

Barry Strauss, the Bryce and Edith M. Bowmar Professor in Humanistic Studies, wrote in this op-ed in Time that ancient Rome was a macho society, often misogynistic, where women did not enjoy equal citizen rights. But, he says, if we look hard at history, we discover some women who made their mark. 

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How a conservative Supreme Court could actually benefit progressives

Government Professor Joseph Margulies writes in this Time opinion piece that Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court may cause progressive voters to stop thinking of the court as an agent ot change.

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Govt. professor has questions for new CIA director

In this opinion piece in Time magazine, Joseph Margulies, professor of government and law and a civil rights attorney, writes about one of his clients and President Trump's new nominee for CIA director, Gina Haspel.

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The ‘Jorge Ramos Effect’ Could Hurt Donald Trump

Sergio I. Garcia-Rios, assistant professor of government and Latino Studies, writes about Donald Trump's resent scuffle with Univision anchor Jorge Ramos in this piece for Time.

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Do "know-it-alls" really know it all?

People who consider themselves experts in a given topic are more likely to claim knowledge of made-up “facts” about that topic, a new study shows.

Researchers conducted a series of experiments to assess how likely people were to believe fictions presented as fact. In one of the experiments, for example, the researchers had 100 people rate their level of knowledge for personal finance by describing their familiarity with 15 different financial terms.