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Book Looks at How 2016 Election Changed the Rules of Political Communication

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The midterm election may signal more than a change of direction in Washington, said Dianne Bystrom, director of Iowa State’s Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics. It also may determine if 2016 was an anomaly or the new norm for future elections.

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Assassination of Political Leaders Connected to Increase in Social Conflict

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An increase in social conflict increases the likelihood of assassinations of political leaders, according to new research co-conducted by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Echo of the 1960s, Florida Students Lead Call for Change on Gun Control

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Incentive Reform Key to Racial Equity in America’s Cities

Tax increment financing (TIF) and other development incentives have become American cities’ primary means of encouraging local economic development. A new study by the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis finds that TIF incentives could promote racial equity by using greater transparency and more equitable targeting of the locations where tax incentives are used.

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Northwestern University Experts Available on Federal Indictment of Russians

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‘No Meaningful Call to Action’ — Northwestern Experts Available on School Shooting

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Climate Change Planning Underway for Central Ohio

A task force led by researchers at the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at The Ohio State University has released a draft action plan to help central Ohio prepare for climate change.

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Marijuana at Work: What Employers Need to Know

As states legalize medical or recreational marijuana, employers, employees and unions are asking how to keep people safe in the workplace.

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UCI Expert Source on Trump's Budget and Student Loans

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U.S. Government Failure to Prevent Gun-Related Violence May Violate International Human Rights

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Washington University in St. Louis School of Law students will conduct in-depth research examining U.S. government responses to gun violence and whether they violate America’s obligations under international human rights law.The research project is part of a new initiative launched by Leila Sadat, director of the Whitney R.







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