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    Extra Innings: Summer Lecture from Professor Tali Mendleberg “The Affluence Effect: College Socialization and Inequality in America”

Extra Innings: Summer Lecture from Professor Tali Mendleberg “The Affluence Effect: College Socialization and Inequality in America”

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Tali Mendelberg, professor at Princeton University and author of several award-winning books, explored how ‘the affluent campus effect’ illustrates how college socialization partly explains why affluent Americans support economically conservative policies.

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    Trump’s response to Charlottesville and the web of disbelief

Trump’s response to Charlottesville and the web of disbelief

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In the aftermath of the Unite the Right march in Charlottesville which caused the murder of Heather Hayes, Donald Trump has issued contradictory statements. Diana Popescu argues that on top of the moral harm done by not condemning white supremacy unequivocally, Trump’s reaction to the events engenders an epistemic harm of further radicalising his supporters, widening the gap between […]

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    How are votes for Obamacare repeal going to cost House Republicans?

How are votes for Obamacare repeal going to cost House Republicans?

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Republicans trying to pass an Obamacare repeal bill found themselves supporting a historically unpopular bill, and are paying a steep electoral price despite the collapse of the effort. Looking at the results of a new experiment, Dan Cassino finds that support for the bill is costing one powerful incumbent 11 points in a race against an unnamed Democrat.

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    The Ballpark Extra Innings: Anxiety, Fear, and National Identity, a public lecture from Professor Neil Foley

The Ballpark Extra Innings: Anxiety, Fear, and National Identity, a public lecture from Professor Neil Foley

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Neil Foley is a professor at Southern Methodist University and author of ‘Quest for Equality: The Failed Promise of Black-Brown Solidarity’ and ‘Mexicans and the Making of America’, which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in History in 2015.

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