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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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What do we know about perpetrators and targets? Why do some armed groups practive rape in wartime and others prohibit rape?  What does this knowledge mean for preventing and...
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Assistant Professor of Political Science Alexander Coppock is interviewed by Matthew Laplante on Utah Public Radio Undisciplined about the ability of Op-Ed’s to change...
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NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Akhil Reed Amar, a professor of law at Yale University, about his endorsement of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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