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Meet NEH Grant Recipient Robin Turner

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is one of the largest funders of humanities programs in the United States and supports research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities. The organization funds projects across a range of disciplines, including political science, through a diverse array of opportunities. This spring, NEH announced $21.1 million in funding […]

Theme Panel: Contentious Politics and the Internet

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Theme Panel: Contentious Politics and the Internet Sat, September 3, 12:00 to 1:30pm The papers in this panel are united by a common interest in how the Internet, in particular access to social media and communication technology, has transformed the dynamics and opportunities of citizen-led protest, anti-government activity, and subsequent government repression. While the Internet […]

Repugnant to the Very Idea of a Democratic Society? On the Role of Foundations in Democratic Societies

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

By Rob Reich (Stanford University) Foundations represent the institutional codification and promotion of plutocratic voices in democratic societies. With low accountability, donor-directed preferences in perpetuity, and generous tax subsidies, they are institutional oddities. What, if anything, confers democratic legitimacy on foundations? I first show why foundations might be a repugnant threat to democratic governance and then defend […]

John Ishiyama, Professor of Political Science, Shares His Experiences at APSA Annual Meetings

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

John Ishiyama, PH.D., Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas, shares his conference experiences with us, letting viewers know the highlights and benefits of APSA membership and attending the APSA Annual Meeting! Last year, Ishiyama was recognized during the 2015 Annual Meeting as the winner of APSA’s Distinguished Teaching Award.  Ishiyama’s foundational work and leadership […]

A Troika of Fellows

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The latest virtual issue of PS features articles written by alumni of the Congressional Fellowship Program (CFP) from 2010 to 2015. The CFP fellows serve yearlong placements in congressional and executive offices, and they chronicle their firsthand experiences in the pages of PS. Enjoy the full virtual issue here. A Troika of Fellows Harun Dogo (Pardee […]

More than Patrons: How Foundations Fuel Policy Change and Backlash

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

By Sarah Reckhow (Michigan State University) In educational policy, foundations have become increasingly involved in politics. Multiple major foundations, such as the Gates Foundation, Broad Foundation, and Walton Family Foundation, have supported a shared agenda including Common Core, teacher-evaluation reforms, and charter schools. Philanthropies have also worked in partnership with the US Department of Education in support […]

Meet Thomas Bräuninger, New Associate Editor for the American Political Science Review

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Thomas Bräuninger is professor of political economy at the University of Mannheim. His area of research is comparative politics and formal theory with a focus on the effect of political institutions on policy outcomes. He has worked on voting behavior, party politics, electoral systems, legislative politics, and interest group politics. His teaching interests also include […]

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Colbert and Charlamagne Tha God: Clinton should make her own version of Beyonce’s Lemonade

Thursday, July 28, 2016

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Why are Americans no longer the tallest people in the world? One theory: inequality.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

SNL’s “Weekend Update” talked to Bernie-or-Busters. They found a lot of bearded white guys.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Watch: Stephen Colbert's "The Word" is back again. Sort of.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Bernie-or-Busters are nothing like PUMAs

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Here are 3 ways that Hillary Clinton’s nomination changes things for women in politics

Thursday, July 28, 2016

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Donald Trump is criticized when he brings up scary crime stats. Why aren’t Democrats?

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Mr. Robot season 2, episode 3: so is this season going anywhere?

Thursday, July 28, 2016

What I learned about police brutality videos from studying images of lynchings

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Democrats in Philly: money corrupts politicians, unless we’re the ones taking it

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The Delta Aquarid meteor shower is tonight. Here’s how to watch.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Trump once said Obama wasn't authentically American. Tonight, Obama returned the favor.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

It's Barack Obama's party. Hillary Clinton just happens to be its nominee.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Democrats have stolen the GOP's best rhetoric — and Republicans have noticed

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Comparing Obama’s 2004 convention speech and his 2016 convention speech is depressing

Thursday, July 28, 2016

3 winners and 4 losers from the third night of the Democratic National Convention

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Obama implies Donald Trump is a “homegrown demagogue” at Democratic convention speech

Thursday, July 28, 2016
 
 
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