Politics are creating divides in the office.
The midterm elections have put America's political divide front and center, increasingly invading the work space and stressing out employees.
Sirley Silveira Paixao, an immigrant from Brazil seeking asylum, kisses her 10-year-old son Diego Magalhaes, after he is released from immigration detention in Chicago on July 5, 2018.
(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
Psychotropic medication is 'pharmaceutical violence' against migrant children and other incarcerated youth throughout the United States. Drug addiction is one consequence.
Instead of fighting other countries, we should be fighting our overflowing landfills.
Trump's plan to slap $200 billion more in tariffs on Chinese goods is premised on yesterday's waste-fueled economy. Tomorrow's economy is 'circular.'
And if President Trump is removed from office? Meet President Pence.
The claim of "resistance" inside the White House offers the possibility of government by Trump appointees who prefer to keep their positions rather than publicly denounce a man they disapprove of.
Opposing demonstrators at a marriage-equality rally in front of the US Supreme Court in April 2015.
Educators must work to ensure inclusion with diverse student bodies, yet it seems inevitable that in today's world, talking about identity issues can be risky and emotional. So how to move forward?
Barbed wire surrounds the the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La.
A historian reminds us that protests in prisons are often followed by retaliation.
The World Trade Center burns after being hit by planes in New York Sept. 11, 2001.
Reuters/Sara K. Schwittek
An unprecedented onslaught from the US hasn't destroyed the terrorist organization. What is the secret of its resilience?
Job seekers at a Walmart hiring event. in 2012 in Altadena, California. Hundreds of applicants showed up for 65 positions that were available.
In April 2017 the IPSP surveyed a representative sample of US adults about what makes a job a good one. Respondents put money and atmosphere first, two very different and complementary criteria.
Mexico, Canada and the United States are struggling to agree on new NAFTA terms.
A political scientist explains why corporate lobbyists and other interest groups will thwart Trump's efforts to strong-arm or ignore Canada.
MIT hackathon, 2014.
Mason Marino, Che-Wei Wang, Andrew Whitacre / Flickr
How can elite institutions and an elite territory originate key collaborative practices such as hacking, open knowledge and open innovation? We found out during a recent visit.
In April 2017 the IPSP conducted a survey on how cooperation and competition were perceived and how respondents felt in cooperative versus competitive situations.
Cloud Gate, 2004. Stainless steel, 1,006 x 2,012 x 1,280 cm.
Anish Kapoor made “Cloud Gate”, a giant bean-shaped mirror in Chicago. Visitors play with the light in the city and its surroundings, where our future lays.
Trump celebrates a tentative deal to replace NAFTA with advisors and Mexican counterparts.
The US and Mexico announced a bilateral trade deal that pointedly excludes Canada. A economic law expert explains what it means.
Joggers and sightseers take in the Doha skyline.
Reuters/Ibraheem al Omari
Qatar's decision to aid Turkey in the face of American sanctions against the country may finally be a snub too far for its close relationship with the US.
Times Square is the Mecca of advertising.
In the information age, advertising is no longer needed to inform consumers.That means its primary role is to manipulate.
Tariffs may help certain industries, but their broader impact on middle- and lower-income consumers is generally harmful.
The president says he's fighting his trade war because a generation of free trade has failed working-class Americans. An economist explains why tariffs will only make things worse.
The U.S. won’t be able to walk all over Putin with unilateral sanctions.
American policymakers and lawmakers are floating unilateral sanctions against Russia, Iran and even Turkey in an effort to change behavior. But research shows sanctions only work in narrow circumstances.
Farmer Michael Petefish walks through one of his soybean fields in southern Minnesota.
AP Photo/Jim Mone
The Trump administration's promise of $12 billion in aid to offset losses from retaliatory tariffs will not make up for the long-term consequences of a prolonged trade war.
Protester one year after Occupy Wall Street.
The support for the key values that pervade the discourse about social justice is overall very strong but it may be surprising that democracy and solidarity receive less support among respondents.
Supporters of Nationalist Movement Party at a rally before the June election.
Turkey's close relationship with the US dates back to the Cold War. But after the June election there put nationalists into a position of power in the government, that alliance could turn rocky.