“After 9/11, we often heard the phrase ‘this changes everything,’ writes WashU’s Krister Knapp, who teaches courses in U.S. National Security and Foreign Policy. For Israelis, Hamas’s recent attack against Israeli citizens “signal a similar paradigmatic shift.”
Domestic cats may evolve into the alpha predators of the future, according to biologist Jonathan Losos in Arts & Sciences.
Eileen G’Sell, a writer, critic and senior lecturer in Arts & Sciences, writes an article about the Taylor Swift “Eras Tour” movie and the group experience of watching it.
As Russia slips further into the role of a junior partner of China in material terms, its heroic, messianic narrative will play an increasingly important role as it calls for respect and power, writes James Wertsch for the Wilson Center. The danger for the Kremlin is that it will overplay this self-image of global leadership and appear defensive and arrogant in the eyes of Beijing—which in the end is a poor foundation for a no-limits relationship.
Film scholar Colin Burnett, in Arts & Sciences, writes an essay to mark the 70th anniversary of the James Bond franchise and explores what has allowed the character of James Bond to enjoy such longevity.
In the shadow of recent debates over whether Trump is disqualified from being president under Section Three of the 14th Amendment, the possibility of a Speaker Trump might help settle one of the core disputes of the 2024 presidential election, writes Travis Crum.
Theater can be the stuff of spiritual transcendence – even if it grabs your attention by galloping down the aisle on a horse, writes Joanna Dee Das.
If American companies bow to pressure and embrace this new think-tank-driven fad, we are going to have a real challenge on our hands when it comes to competing with our adversaries, writes Liberty Vittert.
I believe many tech leaders could benefit from a more sophisticated understanding of “everything” when envisioning the everything app, and not just equate “everything” simply with big and comprehensive, writes Jianqing Chen.
Sterling Martin, a postdoctoral research scholar, was part of a team that developed a Navajo-English dictionary of science terms. In this podcast episode, Martin explains how the COVID-19 pandemic prompted him to temporarily pivot from studying C. elegans worms to working on the dictionary, called Project Enable.
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