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Combatting fake news on social media will take a village

Glenn Altschuer, the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies and Dean of Continuing Education and Summer Session, and Sidney Tarrow, the Emeritus Maxwell Upson Professor of Government, both in the College of Arts & Sciences, recently wrote an opinion piece in The Hill on the topic of fake news.

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In answering Ardern’s global anti-racism call, don’t let state actors slide

In this opinion piece in The HillJoe Margulies, professor of law and government, reacts to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's global call to combat right-wing extremism.

"How do we answer this call? Thoughts and prayers are well and good, but what is the first step?" Margulies writes.

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Brexit and exit: A transatlantic comparison

In this recent opinion piece in The Hill, a government and American studies professor write about similarities and differences in the way political parties act in the U.S. and the U.K., epecialy related to the Brexit debate.

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Law that allows president to declare national emergencies needs to be repealed and replaced

In a recent op-ed for The Hill, Professor Glenn Altschuler, the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies and Dean of Continuing Education and Summer Session, discusses the tendency of presidents to govern by declaring national emergencies, in light of President Trump's threat to declare a national emergency to construct a wall along the U.S. southern border. 

 Glenn Altschuler


When the State of the Union (address) is poisonously partisan

In a recent op-ed for political magazine, The Hill, Professor Glenn Altschuler of American History at Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences discusses the historical tranistion of the political use of the State of the Union address.
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Trump and the deep divide on environmental quality

This opinion piece in The Hill by Peter K. Enns, associate professor of government and executive director of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research and Jonathon P.

 Katherine D. Kinzler


Why I don't want my daughter to learn about US presidents

Katherine D. Kinzler, associate professor of psychology, writes in this opinion piece in The Hill about her concerns about the male dominated world of presidential politics.

"I can imagine the hypothetical study I would design in my experimental psychology lab to test the childhood impact of learning that our nation’s 45 presidents have all been men," she writes.

 Filiz Garip


Trump can’t win on immigration if he scraps climate change funds

Filiz Garip, professor of sociology, writes in this Hill op-ed that de-funding climate change programs will undercut Donald Trump's goals for immigration, and explains why.
 Barry Strauss


If Kushner is the man for the job, family ties shouldn't matter

In this opinion piece in The Hill, historian Barry Strauss, contends that Trump's appointment of his son-in-law as a senior advisor has plenty of precedent.