David A. Bateman, associate professor of government, writes in the Washington Post that a new law passed by the Georgia legislature that would restrict access to voting is part of a nationwide push among Republicans to curtail ballot access, the latest wave of efforts to restrict voting, dating back to the 2000s.
After the focus on dictatorships in the South Carolina democratic debate on Tuesday, Valerie Bunce, the Aaron Binenkorb Professor of International Studies and government professor at Cornell, and Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, discuss differing types of dictatorship and authoritarian regimes
Debak Das, a doctoral candidate in the field of political science, writes in this Washington Post news piece about the circumstances surrounding the most recent cyberattack on the largest Indian nuclear power plant.
Lawrence B. Glickman, the Stephen and Evalyn Milman Professor of American Studies in the Department of History, recently wrote an opinion piece in The Washington Post discussing the historical origins of President Trump's use of the phrase "lynching" in a recent tweet concerning the impeachment inquiry.
Political scientists Peter Enns and Jonathon P. Schuldt explain in this Washington Post op-ed that although President Trump believes race-baiting will help him gain a second term, their data suggests this approach won't work.
Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, writes in this Washington Post opinion piece that even though China is rolling out nationalist propaganda in reaction to increased U.S. trade sanctions, Chinese leaders may actually be willing to find creative solutions for the current trade impasse.
Still, she says, there are signs that anti-U.S. protests could begin.
History professor Edward Baptist and other co-founders of the Freedom on the Move digital project, which aims to recover, collect and share the stories of fugitive slaves, write about their work in this Washington Post piece.
Historian Lawrence Glickman writes in this Washington Post piece that "nearly a century after President Franklin D. Roosevelt began his effort to revive the American economy through government programs, Democrats are once again becoming fans of Roosevelt and his legacy."
Peter Enns, associate professor of government and executive director of the Roper Center and Jonathon Schuldt, associate professor of communication and a faculty affiliate at the Roper Center, studied whether Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric would help or hurt Republicans going into today's elections and report
In this Washington Post opinion piece, Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, and David. A Lake, professor of political science at the University of California at San Diego, discuss the recent trade war that the Trump Administration has instigated with China.