A roundup of blogs, articles, and interviews from APSA Members, January 12-18, 2018
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The Week in Writing
Recent blogs and op-eds authored by APSA members
- Why Black Voter Turnout Fell in 2016, Chryl Laird, Mischiefs of Faction, January 15, 2018
- Was the End of the Cold War the Beginning of the Oil Curse?, Cullen S. Hendrix, Political Violence at a Glance, January 16, 2018
- Powerful or Warm? Liberal and Conservative Voters Favour Different Traits in a Politician, Lasse Laustsen, Democratic Audit UK, January 16, 2018
- ‘Fake News’ and ‘Truth Decay’ Threaten America. How Can We Revive Respect for Facts?, Jennifer Kavanagh and Michael D. Rich, USA Today, January 16, 2018
- A Perfect Marriage: Evangelicals and Conservatives in Latin America, Javier Corrales, New York Times, January 17, 2018
Speaking Up: Political Scientists in the Media
Interviews, quotes, and podcasts featuring APSA members
- Trump Looks to Terminate the Diversity Lottery Program, By Rachel Martin and David Greene, featuring Anna Law, NPR Morning Edition, January 15, 2018
- Democratic Win in Northwest Wisconsin Sends Political Shock Wave, By Matthew DeFour and Molly Beck, featuring Neil Kraus, Wisconsin State Journal, January 17, 2018
Subject Spotlight: Martin Luther King Jr.
- How and Why Black Male Incarceration Is Undermining Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Last Wish” [Audio], Keith Reeves, Swarthmore College News and Events, October 21, 2011
- Martin Luther King Was a Democratic Socialist, Peter Dreier, Huffington Post, January 18, 2016
- How the World is Proving Martin Luther King Right About Nonviolence, Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan, Monkey Cage, January 18, 2016
- Don’t Forget That Martin Luther King Jr. Was Once Denounced as an Extremist, Jeanne Theoharis, Time, January 12, 2018
- Martin Luther King Jr. Was More Radical Than We Remember, Jenn M. Jackson, Teen Vogue, January 15, 2018
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