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The Choices We Face in Border Crisis

Hans Linnartz asks 'which America will we be' in latest immigrant crisis

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The Meaning of Happiness Changes Over Time

Troy Campbell: At different ages, we're interested in different kinds of happiness

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Cries of Poor Black Mothers Too Often Go Unheard

Eboni Marshall Turman on the strugle of the poor, black single mom

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Oregon Inlet Jetties: The Unjustifiable Sequel

Orrin Pilkey on the complexities of why the jetties should not be built

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Bill Adair on the global growth of fact-checking journalism as a check on power

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Laurie Patton on Public Scholarship

The dean of Duke's Trinity Arts & Sciences discusses public scholarship at a Forum for Publics and Scholars panel on open access. 

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The Future of Transportation

Tim Profeta, director of the Nicholas Institute, discusses the future of transportation in this Rational Middle Energy Series film.


What is the Legal Evil of Slavery?

Professor Adrienne Davis speaks on slavery's intersection with law


The Future of Campaign Finance Reform

Harvard's Lawrence Lessig outlines campaign financing in U.S. elections and discusses the need for a new system