Break through

Bent Flyvbjerg (Oxford): Critics Don’t Understand Behavioral Science. On the front line of the Saudi war in Yemen: Child soldiers from Darfur. Why the Bernie Sanders movement must crush Beto O’Rourke. There is no left-wing case for Brexit: 21st century socialism requires transnational organization. 10 simple questions about the stock market plunge, simply answered. More fun with the stock market plunge: For those more interested in economics than hysterics, the drop in the market is not a big deal. Kira Lerner on the powerful role confusion plays in American elections. Hegelian themes: Richard Marshall interviews Robert Pippin. Survey: A majority of Americans don't believe polls are accurate.

Ronagh McQuigg (QUB): Is it Time for a UN Treaty on Violence Against Women? An anthropologist investigates how we think about how we think. A holiday mystery: Why did John Roberts intervene in the Mueller probe? The many tragedies of the 115th Congress: Six times senators thought they could break through partisan politics — and failed. Why it took a century to pass an anti-lynching law. Seunghan Han and Hyunkyung Choi on immigrant detention of families and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Jamieson Webster on the psychopharmacology of everyday life. Is the third wave of U.S. innovation over? What we learned from a measurement of America’s most influential inventions.