Bryn Rosenfeld, assistant professor of government, writes in an op-ed in the Washington Post that the Russian government is making operations difficult for independent media outlets – even those that don’t criticize the Kremlin.
Peter K. Enns
Peter K. Enns, professor of government, and Katherine Zaslavsky, graduate student in sociology, write in the Washington Post that since the coronoavirus pandemic began, Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities have endured a spike in hate crimes, with elderly people attacked on the street and an Atlanta gunman killing eight people, six of them women of Asian descent. Are Americans aware of the trend? they ask.
Friday’s Bureau of Labor Statistics report on January employment included bad news about Black and Latina women in the workforce, writes Jamila Michener, associate professor of government in a Washington Post op-ed.
Rachel Beatty Riedl
In a Washington Post op-ed, Cornell government professors Rachel Beatty Riedl and Kenneth Roberts write that Republican leaders’ response to the armed insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and other recent events suggested that some are unwilling to accept the legitimacy of free and fair elections, a problem not just for the Republican Party but for U.S. democracy more broadly.
In an op-ed in the Washington Post, Bryn Rosenfeld, assistant professor of government, and co-authors discuss whether waning support for Putin will show up in Sunday's elections, featuring 9,000 races in 83 regions.
As negotiations over the next wave of federal support for the economy continue, Republican critics of further relief spending are reverting to an old idea of the besieged taxpayer as funding extravagant projects, writes Lawrence Glickman, the Stephen and Evalyn Milman Professor in American Studies, in an op-ed in the Washington Post.
The United States has ordered the Chinese consulate in Houston to close by Friday afternoon. This move, the Trump administration’s latest, could make it harder to repair the U.S.-China rift, writes Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, in an op-ed in the Washington Post.
Racial discrimination pervades nearly every aspect of American life, writes Jamila Michener, associate professor of government, in an op-ed in the Washington Post. George Floyd is the most recent casualty of far-reaching effects of continued racial discrimination.
The coronavirus pandemic's fast-moving destruction has pushed Republicans to rely on the Affordable Care Act, the Obama-era legislation that was once the Republican Party's nemisis, writes Suzanne Mettler, the John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions, in a Washington Post op-ed.
China’s role in the Covid-19 outbreak has elicited a growing backlash, including dueling campaign ads from Democrats and Republicans, writes Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, in a Washington Post op-ed.