Women participating in a demonstration

Not just angry, but motivated and voting

Dec. 4, 2023

In a new publication, CU Boulder doctoral graduate Kimberly Killen highlights how “angry feminist claims” have the power to inform and mobilize.

Vladimir Putin sits in a crowd at a sporting event

Who supports Putin? Men, older generations and traditionalists, study shows

Nov. 30, 2023

In a new study led by CU Boulder, researchers surveyed more than 8,400 people in six former Soviet Union nations about their support for the controversial Russian leader. In Ukraine, at least, Russia's long and bloody invasion seems to have backfired on the leader.

Picket line of protesters

Employer-labor relations in the balance

Nov. 28, 2023

Associate Professor Vilja Hulden’s recent book “The Bosses’ Union” highlights how employers organized to fight labor before the New Deal.

A closeup of a map showing the word Gaza. (Unsplash/CHUTTERSNAP)

The how and what of the latest Israel-Hamas war

Oct. 13, 2023

Longstanding conflicts and the latest Israel-Hamas war have recent and deep historical roots. Hilary Falb Kalisman gives her take on how things escalated, political and regional contexts, policy implications and more.

Senator Dianne Feinstein speaking against the illegitimate markup of nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett in 2020

Age and the political machine: What happens after a lawmaker passes away?

Oct. 3, 2023

Get Associate Professor Michaele Ferguson’s take on the passing of Dianne Feinstein, the longest-serving woman in U.S. Senate history, and what voters should consider before filling out a ballot.

March and rally/protest in response to the rescission of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in New York City on September 9, 2017.  (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

What the latest DACA ruling means for the program and its Dreamers

Sept. 20, 2023

The years-long court battle over DACA continues. Get CU Law Professor Pratheepan (Deep) Gulasekaram’s take on the latest court ruling and how it creates a pathway for the program to end up in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Pale blue dot in the sky

Pale Blue Dot or bust?

Sept. 5, 2023

Rather than embracing escapist fantasies of colonizing space, humankind needs to commit itself to saving the planet, expert says.

American flag in front of an old brick home

What is Labor Day and why do we celebrate it?

Aug. 31, 2023

Labor Day is a widely-celebrated American holiday, but beyond the opportunity for indulging in barbecues and poolside gatherings, the day holds significant historical weight. Professor Ahmed White offers his take.

Young Russian girl wearing military uniform and medals carrying soldier's portrait during anniversary celebration of Victory Day

Russia retools Soviet propaganda against Ukraine, expert says

Aug. 11, 2023

In her master’s thesis, Daria Molchanova highlights how the current Russian regime is making use of Soviet narratives and symbols to justify its war with Ukraine.

Wagner mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin and Vladmir Putin

What’s next for Putin’s Russia?

July 5, 2023

An agreement between the Wagner mercenary group and the Russian government averts a civil war for now, but the future is less clear, according to CU Boulder Russia expert and political science professor.