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‘Independent State Legislature Doctrine’ Could Reverse 200 Years Of Election Progress Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

‘Independent State Legislature Doctrine’ Could Reverse 200 Years Of Election Progress

A case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court has the potential for state legislatures to take power away from voters.

Oath Keepers Convictions Shed Light On The Limits Of Free Speech – And The Threat Posed By Militias AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta/2022

Oath Keepers Convictions Shed Light On The Limits Of Free Speech – And The Threat Posed By Militias

The convictions of Stewart Rhodes and other Oath Keepers may lead law enforcement agencies to shift their understanding of militia groups.

White Landowners In Hawaii Imported Russian Workers To Dilute The Labor Power Of Asians Sidney Robertson Cowell collection

White Landowners In Hawaii Imported Russian Workers To Dilute The Labor Power Of Asians

In the early 1900s, the new arrivals to Hawaii were known as Molokans, a Christian group that had emerged in the 18th century in central southern Russia.

The Weekly News Quiz: Dec. 2 Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Weekly News Quiz: Dec. 2

Test your knowledge of national and international news events with The Conversation’s weekly quiz.

Where Mauna Loa’s Lava Comes From And Why Hawaii’s Volcanoes Are Different USGS/2022

Where Mauna Loa’s Lava Comes From And Why Hawaii’s Volcanoes Are Different

Gabi Laske, a geophysicist at the University of California-San Diego led one of the first projects to map the deep plumbing that feeds the Hawaiian Islands’ volcanoes and explains where lava comes from.

The Weekly News Quiz: Nov. 27 Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Weekly News Quiz: Nov. 27

Why Magical Thinking Is So Widespread Getty Images/iStockphoto

Why Magical Thinking Is So Widespread

A look at the psychological roots of common superstitions.

Guns On The Ballot: How Mixed Midterm Results Will Affect Firearm Policy Getty Images/iStockphoto

Guns On The Ballot: How Mixed Midterm Results Will Affect Firearm Policy

At the state and local level, young candidates who ran campaigns centered on gun violence prevention were elected.