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A Political Scientist Runs for School Board

A Political Scientist Runs for School Board by Robert Maranto, University of Arkansas In theory, citizens hold public schools accountable through elections and other democratic processes. In practice, political scientist and moderate Republican Robert Maranto […]

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Bringing the Hill Home: Teaching Undergraduates about Congress

Bringing the Hill Home: Teaching Undergraduates about Congress by Thomas Ringenberg, Rockhurst University The Congressional Fellowship provides scholars of Congress with the opportunity for hands on experience in the exciting atmosphere of Capitol Hill. This real-world […]

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Extreme Philanthropy: Philanthrocapitalism, Effective Altruism, and the Discourse of Neoliberalism

Extreme Philanthropy: Philanthrocapitalism, Effective Altruism, and the Discourse of Neoliberalism by Angela M. Eikenberry, University of Nebraska at Omaha and Roseanne Marie Mirabella, Seton Hall University Philanthropy has long been criticized for being unaccountable and having unequal influence on […]

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Legislation and Perception: Changes in Congressional Bills

Legislation and Perception: Changes in Congressional Bills by Nicholas Howard, Auburn University at Montgomery Legislators meet in an ever-changing world. Rules changes, shifts in norms of behavior, and new pressures on members alter how legislators behave […]

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Revisiting the Telecommunications Act of 1996

Revisiting the Telecommunications Act of 1996 by Justin S. Brown, University of South Florida More than two decades old, the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (’96 Act) removed line of business restrictions allowing video and telephone providers to compete while […]

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Spotlight: Home Rule Be Damned: Exploring Policy Conflicts between the Statehouse and City Hall

Spotlight: Home Rule Be Damned: Exploring Policy Conflicts between the Statehouse and City Hall by William D. Hicks, Appalachian State University, et al. Carol Weissert, Jeffrey Swanson, Jessica Bulman-Pozen, Vladimir Kogan, Lori Riverstone-Newell, Jaclyn Bunch, Katherine Levine Einstein, David Glick, Dorothy M. Daley, Jonathan M. Fisk, Jami K. […]