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Protecting Human Rights

Domestic workers quite literally keep us alive. It’s about time they got their rights.

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The Waters

We have a lot to do with what happens to rainwater.

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Who Votes?

Remember those twelve months where every ad was asking you to vote? It was inescapable. But even with historic voter turnout, a third of eligible adults didn’t vote.

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New Voices At The Table

A new generation of Virginia politicians reflects on the 50th anniversary of Virginia’s 1971 constitution.

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Expanding the Franchise

Voting is important. But so many Americans can’t do it. This week, we explore one of the biggest civil rights issues of our time: felon disenfranchisement.

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Y’all Alright?!

The GDP is rebounding while many Americans continue to struggle. Is it time to reconsider how we calculate the nation’s economic wellbeing?

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Presidential Leadership

What makes a leader decide to go to war? We take a look at the beginning of United States imperialism as we consider why leaders do the things they do.

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The Pandemic Election

This election has a lot of people worried about voting–how to do it and how to make it count.

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Working Through History

Jim Crow continues to impact the American labor market, and COVID-19 is making the workplace increasingly inequitable for women of all races.

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Education Innovation

Education will never be the same. While no one has the answers, decisions are being made and teachers, professors and families are rapidly adapting.

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Back in Session

Despite fears of a virus resurgence, Virginia Tech and William & Mary both announced they will re-open in the Fall. What’s their plan for keeping students safe? And will higher education be forever changed?