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Newswise Special Wire: Weekly Politics News and Experts from Newswise

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Politicians Walk The Walk, When It Comes To Financial Investments

For the most part, politicians do put their money where their mouths are. A recent study of U.S senators and representatives finds that the more liberal a politician’s voting record is, the more likely the politician is to invest in socially respon...

– North Carolina State University

Management Science, May-2019

Structural Sexism: FSU Researcher Offers New Perspective on Gender and Health Inequality

A Florida State University researcher has found gender inequality in U.S. states is bad for everybody’s health. In a new study published in the American Sociological Review, FSU Assistant Professor Patricia Homan developed a new structural sexism a...

– Florida State University

American Sociological Review

Study: Continuity, Not Change, Marked President Trump’s First Year

While the various unilateral executive actions taken by President Donald Trump during the first year of his administration received great public scrutiny, a new Vanderbilt analysis shows he didn’t actually use them any more or less than his immedia...

– Vanderbilt University

PS: Political Science & Politics

Texas A&M Researcher: Immigration At Southern Border A Humanitarian Crisis, Not An "Invasion"

Changing immigration trends are the topic of a new issue of The Takeaway, a publication of the Bush School of Government & Public Service at Texas A&M University.

– Texas A&M University


Allowing Discrimination, Administration Proposals Threaten Transgender Health and Progress Against HIV Epidemic

Allowing Discrimination, Administration Proposals Threaten Transgender Health and Progress Against HIV Epidemic

– HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)

APA Criticizes Administration Efforts to Weaken Federal Non-Discrimination Protections in Health Care

WASHINGTON – The American Psychological Association condemned the administration’s efforts to use federal rules to dismantle civil rights protections in health care for vulnerable populations, particularly transgender and gender non-conforming p...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Endocrine Society Condemns Administration Rule That Would Weaken Healthcare Protections for Transgender People

The Endocrine Society expressed major opposition to a rule proposed today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that would jeopardize transgender individuals’ access to healthcare.

– Endocrine Society

Ebola Crisis in DRC Demands Immediate, Ongoing Investments

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province remains uncontrolled despite heroic efforts on the part of international and local responders. The spread of the disease continues to pose imminent risks of cross-border t...

– Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)


Environmental Expert Addresses Plan to Combat Lyme Disease, Tick-borne Illness

An environmental expert is available to comment on the need to fund research to combat tick-borne illnesses.

Expert Available

– Indiana University

Climate Expert Shares Perspective on US Political Polarization Around Climate Change

A climate expert is available to comment on U.S. political polarization around climate change as revealed by a recently released report from the Yale Climate Communication Center.

Expert Available

– Indiana University

AU Professors Dan Arbell and Guy Ziv Are Available to Discuss Political Situation in Israel

– American University

Tiananmen Square Photographer Available to Comment on Protests’ 30th Anniversary

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Notre Dame Professor Says U.S. is Not as Vulnerable as China Thinks Regarding Rare Earths

– University of Notre Dame

JohnsHopkins Information Security Institute lecturer Terry Thompson is available to comment on the Mueller report and disinformation campaigns in social media

– Johns Hopkins University

Expert available to comment on lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies by cities, counties and states throughout the U.S.

– Indiana University

Wake Forest University Expert: Avoiding another Iraq in Iran

– Wake Forest University





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