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Friday, March 31, 2017

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Protests with Many Participants and Unified Message Most Likely to Influence Politicians, Study Suggests

Protests that bring many people to the streets who agree among themselves and have a single message are most likely to influence elected officials, suggests a new study.

– American Sociological Association (ASA)

American Sociological Review April 2017

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Work in the US: The Tenuous Present and Uncertain Future

Dave Hendrick has captured insights shared at the Miller Center’s forum “From Unions to Uber — the Future of Work in America” by UVA Darden Professor and Dean Emeritus Bob Bruner and Chris Lu, senior fellow at the Miller Center and former dep...

– University of Virginia Darden School Foundation

Capitol Hill’s Alumni Networks Attract Influence, PAC Money

Capitol Hill’s alumni networks attract influence, PAC money

– Cornell University

Fake News, Civil Rights, ACA, Rebuilding the Middle Class, and More in the U.S. Politics News Source

Go here for the latest political experts, features and research in U.S. Politics

– Newswise

Recent Evolution of German Politics Is Window Into Fringe Parties' Gains

A University of Kansas professor examines conditions in German politics dating back to 2013 to find a window into the recent gains of fringe parties in Europe and the United States, which includes the Trump election and the Brexit vote.

– University of Kansas

German Politics

Is Personal Adversity Contributing to Political Polarization?

Unexpected life events can lead to political polarization, pushing moderates toward the spectrum’s extremes, according to study co-authored by UB psychologist.

– University at Buffalo

Social Psychological and Personality Science

In New AARDA Survey, Autoimmune Disease Patients Voice Top Concerns, Priorities to President Trump and Federal and State Legislators

WASHINGTON, DC, MARCH 28, 2017 – With the intense focus of the Trump Administration and Republican leadership in Congress on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) since the inauguration, a survey conducted by the American Autoimmune...

– American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)

Panel to Discuss Civil Rights Issues for Threatened Groups

Second panel to discuss Civil Rights Issues.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Policy and Public Affairs

ACR 2017 Health Policy Priorities Target Healthcare Reform, Doctor Shortage, and Biosimilars Among Other Issues

The American College of Rheumatology today announced its 2017 health policy priorities, providing detailed policy recommendations to improve access to rheumatology care and address the national rheumatology workforce shortage. The policy prescription...

– American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Executive Order to Rescind Clean Power Plan Is an Affront to Human Health: American Thoracic Society

"Climate change is real. It is affecting our world and it is having a direct impact on public health, today. The science clearly illustrates how human health is harmed by heat waves, forest fires, extreme weather events and other consequences of car...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Higher Education Events

The Affordable Care Act—What Comes Next?

Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University (GW) will hold a public forum on April 4 that will focus on the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including the recent failed move to repeal it...

– George Washington University

Expert Pitch

UVA Darden Expert Comments on Economic Losses with Trump Environmental Policies

– University of Virginia Darden School Foundation

UD Researcher Offers Solutions in the Wake of Trump's EO Rolling Back Climate Change Policy

– University of Delaware

Great Lakes Research Center Director Can Talk About Need for GLRI Funding

– Michigan Technological University

WashU Expert: What’s Next After Clean Power Plan Executive Order

– Washington University in St. Louis

UofL/Harvard Law Race Expert Available for Commentary on Bill O'Reilly Sexist Remarks Toward Congresswoman Maxine Waters

– University of Louisville

Countering Fake News with Contagions

– Virginia Tech

Expert Says Elimination of Internet Privacy Rules Put Consumer Information at Risk

– Virginia Tech

Coal Job Losses May Level, but West Virginia Will Rely More Heavily on Natural Gas for GDP

– West Virginia University

WVU Expert Compares Effects of Climate Change to Eroding Infrastructure

– West Virginia University

Human Health Is Being Harmed by #climatechange: ATS Member Dr. Mary Rice.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

@KUSPAA Researcher on Environmental Policy Can Discuss New Trump Executive Order on Climate Change

– University of Kansas

Expert Available to Discuss Distrust of Scientists Based on Ideology

– University of New Hampshire

Rebuilding Middle Class Is the Key to Preserving Democracy

– Vanderbilt University

ACA: What’s next? DePaulU health law policy expert says market-based mechanisms need price transparency for consumers

– DePaul University





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