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Can spending time online translate into citizen action?
Fans of Harry Potter and other pop-culture touchstones transform into activists.
Democracy is the worst form of government except for all those other forms that have been tried.
Highlighted books from the Spring 2014 issue
Highlighted books from the Winter 2013 issue
Job loss packs a punch for older workers.
Starting "Great Conversations"
A look inside Nancy Nicholas Hall
TV competes with children for parental attention.
Social media reveals bad behavior offline.
A professor tracks online folklore.
A UW scholar weighs the credibility of Wikipedia.
A UW study finds that we can lessen prejudice.
A UW institute and a growing summer event bring Yiddish to life on campus.
From car seats to clean air, federal and state regulations influence our lives.
Sociologist tracks migration in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Worth a thousand words.
A UW sociologist explores the complicated roles of mothers and nannies.
Those who post to dating sites fudge the facts strategically.
Study examines how prayer manages negative emotions.
An exhibit shows that sparse information once led to cartographic creativity.
Khipus are an ancient method of recording information, one that goes back to the Inca empire that pre-dated the arrival of Europeans.