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Article ID: 719356

Rutgers Student Voting Rates Increased Three-Fold in 2018

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers—New Brunswick student voter registration and voter turnout rates nearly quadrupled in the 2018 midterm elections, announced the Eagleton Institute of Politics’ Center for Youth Political Participation at Rutgers—New Brunswick. The data is from a new report from the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE) at Tufts University’s Tisch College of Civic Life.

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20-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 719298

Senate Subcommittees Takes Important Step Toward Ending HIV While Resources to Address Concurrent Epidemics, Housing Remain Critical, but Unaddressed

HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)

The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services and Related Programs Appropriations subcommittee’s allocations of funding for the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative in its proposed budget for 2020 represent a significant step toward an ambitious, critical, and achievable goal; however, lack of new resources to confront increasing rates of hepatitis C and sexually transmitted diseases with insufficient support for addressing opioid-related infectious diseases, falls far short of the response to these concurrent epidemics that is needed.

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19-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 719263

Brexit threatens EU climate action, research shows

University of Sheffield

Brexit could lead both the UK and the European Union to weaken their ambitions to tackle the climate crisis, according to new research from the University of Sheffield.

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19-Sep-2019 10:15 AM EDT

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Newswise: Intersectionality in Action: Gun Ownership and Women's Political Participation

Article ID: 719177

Intersectionality in Action: Gun Ownership and Women's Political Participation

Wichita State University

Gun‐owning women exhibit levels of political participation about gun policy and a greater willingness to engage in political discussions about gun control than nonowning women, according to Alexandra Middlewood, assistant professor of political science at Wichita State University.

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18-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Nearly a third of likely caucus-goers do not want Biden, poll finds

Article ID: 719167

Nearly a third of likely caucus-goers do not want Biden, poll finds

Iowa State University

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is leading among likely Iowa caucus-goers, according to the Iowa State University/Civiqs poll. Voters were asked which candidate they do not want to win the nomination. Nearly a third said former Vice President Joe Biden, followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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18-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 719124

The New Monopolies: Reining in Big Tech

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Stigler Center Committee on Digital Platforms today released its first report delivering eight policy recommendations on how to rein in Big Tech, including creating a new Digital Authority. The independent and non-partisan Committee – composed of more than 30 highly-respected academics, policymakers, and experts – spent more than a year studying in-depth how digital platforms such as Google and Facebook impact our economy and antitrust laws, data protection, the political system and the news media industry.

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17-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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