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February 19, 2018
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Research shows how industry spends to influence the legislative agenda

Harris scholar Alex Fouirnaies examines high value on access to agenda setters Every year companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars on elections in the United States. Yet studies of roll-call votes have shown that donations to specific office holders … Continue reading

February 8, 2018
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Contemporary indigenous activism reveals the role of ‘place’ in environmental sustainability and justice, MU scholar finds

COLUMBIA, Mo. – “Place-based identity” is the idea that people form a sense of place and establish connections to a geographical area. Often, place-based struggles arise when that sense of home is threatened by development or undermined by non-local actors. … Continue reading

February 4, 2018
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Bundesbevölkerung mit Maßnahmen der Energiewende zufrieden

Die Deutschen sind mit den Zielen und Maßnahmen zur Umsetzung der Energiewende mehrheitlich zufrieden, sehen jedoch Probleme bei der Verteilung der Kosten. Das ist das Ergebnis zweier Studien des Fachgebiets für Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung der Universität Kassel. Dabei fördern die Autoren … Continue reading