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August 3, 2016
by Shams
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The Election Basar 2016

November is just few months away. Two top candidates are getting busier with their campaigns. Election market is very hot at the moment. It’s all about going into the Oval Office.

April 30, 2016
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In a tumultuous election year, how data is revolutionizing politics

2016 has been a tumultuous year for American politics. The highly-involved electorate have raised concerns about everything from superdelegates to contested conventions. And the voters aren’t the only ones looking to make sense out of this year’s lengthy and complicated … Continue reading

July 5, 2014
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When grassroots activism becomes a commodity

UCLA sociologist investigates ‘astroturf’ campaigns in new book Coming at the height of public opposition to Wal-Mart’s labor practices and expansion into urban markets, the founding in 2005 of Working Families for Wal-Mart appeared to reflect a spontaneous groundswell of … Continue reading

May 8, 2013
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New book explores Harry Truman’s record on civil liberties

Richard Kirkendall is a University of Washington professor emeritus of history and editor of the new book “Civil Liberties and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman.” He answered a few questions about the book for UW Today. Q: What’s the … Continue reading

December 18, 2012
by BlogArena
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An Interview with Mr. Charles Smith: ‘School Violence and Free Access to Weapons’

Charles Smith is a native of Southeast Ohio and attended Ohio University where he earned a degree in education. After several years teaching high school social studies, he returned to Ohio University and completed his Masters Degree in Political Science, … Continue reading

October 24, 2010
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Study Shows Black Youth are Politically Involved, Critical of Rap Music and Skeptical of a Post–Racial Society

Many of the assumptions people have about black youth — that they are politically detached and negatively influenced by rap music and videos—are false stereotypes, according to a new University of Chicago study by Prof. Cathy Cohen, based on surveys … Continue reading