Hollywood’s love of guns increases the risk of shootings – both on and off the set

Brad Bushman, The Ohio State University and Dan Romer, University of Pennsylvania In what appears to…

What is COP26? Here’s how global climate negotiations work

Shelley Inglis, University of Dayton Over two weeks in November, world leaders and national negotiators will…

Why Squid Game is actually a critique of meritocracy

Matt Bennett, University of Essex Squid Game, Netflix’s latest runaway success, has set new records for…

Six popular beliefs about colds: Experts explain the facts

Duane Mellor, Aston University and James Brown, Aston University As we return to pre-lockdown levels of…

Heroes or parasites: Europe’s self-serving politics on refugees

Ramzy Baroud Language is politics and politics is power. This is why the misuse of language is…

James McCune Smith: How first African American doctor fought for women’s rights

Matthew Daniel Eddy, Durham University James McCune Smith was the first African American to receive a…

Why sexual violence by humanitarians and peacekeepers keeps happening

Mukesh Kapila, University of Manchester I first visited the North Kivu region of the Democratic Republic…