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How Did Our Politics Get Us Here? Sociological Research Provides a Good Answer

At the heart of the matter is a legitimate question that deserves to be considered not only for its importance to Trump’s victory, but also as it relates to many other governments worldwide and throughout history. The pressing question is: How can...

– American Sociological Association (ASA)

American Sociological Review

Children with Disabilities in West Africa Experience Violence From the Day They Are Born

Disabled children in West Africa experience significantly greater violence than their non-disabled peers and all experience violence from they day they are born, finds a study published in BMC Public Health by Janet Njelesani, assistant professor of ...

– New York University

BMC Public Health

‘Whether the Damage to Secrecy Outweighs the Public Good Is a Judgment Call,’ Expert Says of Secret Memo

– Northwestern University

Study Finds Strategies to Encourage 50 Percent Tax-Refund Saving

The W-2s are arriving, and taxpayers are preparing to file their 2017 federal income taxes. For low- and moderate-income taxpayers, the possibility of a modest windfall looms: Will they receive a refund?For these taxpayers, 80 percent of the time, th...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Behavioral Science & Policy

Affordable Care Act’s 1332 Waiver Examined by Policy Experts

Potential impacts of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers examined.

– Rutgers School of Public Health

Brass Tax: Cutting Through the Politics of Tax Reform

– Washington University in St. Louis

Record Expansion of U.S. Hate Groups Slows Under Trump Administration

As President Donald Trump prepares to offer his first State of the Union address, a new analysis by a Washington University in St. Louis sociologist may explain why the pronounced, decades-long expansion of U.S.-based hate groups has slowed to a craw...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Sociology Research Online

Rheumatology Leaders to HHS: Prior Authorization, Recent Part B Payment Change are Biggest Threats to Healthcare Choice and Competition

The ACR urged HHS to reform its prior authorization policies, to reverse a recent HHS decision to apply Part B drug spending to payment adjustments under the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS); require pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) to be ...

– American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

How Likely Is Nationalized 5G? Not Very

– Virginia Tech

Trump 'Will Have to Walk a Fine Line' at Tonight's State of the Union

– Northwestern University

Education and the State of the Union: What’s in Store for K-12

– Cornell University

UCI Experts Advisory - State of the Union Address

– University of California, Irvine

Good Deeds May Be an Antidote to Daily Diet of Distressing Headlines

Stressed out by today's extreme news cycle? UCLA expert offers tips for coping.

Expert Available

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

American University Experts Comment on the State of the Union Address

– American University

Trump Likely Sticking to the Script Tuesday Night, According to Virginia Tech Political Expert

– Virginia Tech

State of the Union Address to Push Trump’s Infrastructure Plan That Calls for Public-Private Partnerships and Weakening of Environmental Protections, Says Expert

– Virginia Tech

Women Wearing Black During Trump’s First State of the Union - What Does It Mean?

– Virginia Tech

Is the Battleground State of Colorado Turning Blue?

A new survey by the American Politics Research Lab finds that Coloradans support Dreamers, oppose Trump, and would likely support a Democrat for Congress if elections were held today

– University of Colorado Boulder

Former Ambassador says Relief to Other Countries Requires Careful Contemplation

– Arizona State University (ASU)

State of the Union Address: President Trump 'Will Have to Walk a Fine Line,' Expert Says

– Northwestern University

How Can Research Support the New DOD National Defense Strategy?

– Arizona State University (ASU)





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