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Professor Jason Lyall is quoted on thenews.com website in an article entitled “The Take In Washington From Afghanistan in 2018.” From the article, … “Jason Lyall of...
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Professor Bryan Garsten responds to Patrick Deneen’s remarks in his book Why Liberalism Failed in the Commonweal collection “Has Liberalism Failed?. In his response,...
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Professor James Scott’s new book, Against The Grain is discussed on The News On Sunday website. In his article, entitled “The barbarians vs the state”, journalist M....
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Professors Rosenbluth and Shapiro have an Op-Ed in the Post Everything Perspective section of the Washington Post, entitled “Political partisanship is vicious. That’s because...
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All across the world, democratic reformers are seeking to bring more power directly to the people through referendums and ballot initiatives, direct selection of candidates...
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A Marketplace.com article entitled “Political Ads en Español: More Than Simple Translations” discusses the effectiveness of campaign advertisements on bilingual voters,...
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When can partisan gerrymandering take place?  It is a necessary condition that a single party control all the elected branches of a government that have veto power.   It’s...

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