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  • 21 Oct 2020

    Race and the 2020 Elections

    As we enter the final weeks before the U.S. elections, the stakes could not be higher. Against the backdrop of a surging pandemic, the country continues to experience record unemployment, small-business closures, and other forms of economic insecurity. Environmental calamities grow increasingly common and intense. State violence against Black bodies continues unabated, and human rights […]

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  • 14 Oct 2020
    Christopher D. Johnston, Brandon L. Bartels

    Why is this polarized Supreme Court showing moderation?

    The Republicans’ rush to appoint Judge Amy Coney Barrett before the presidential election is yet another example of polarized politicians and citizens fighting over an increasingly polarized Supreme Court. Even before Justice Ginsburg’s death, the Court had all the makings of unprecedented polarization: lots of conservative rulings with fractious (5-4) opinions. American conservatives have reveled […]

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  • 19 Aug 2020
    Nichole M. Bauer

    The challenges of being a woman on the ticket in 2020

    California Senator Kamala Harris’s selection for the vice-presidential spot is an historic moment. Selecting Harris as a running mate appears to be a pretty reasonable choice for Joe Biden. She’s eminently qualified for the job with her professional background as a prosecutor and her electoral background. She worked her way up to be District Attorney […]

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