BlogArena

General blog about anything and everything of everyday's life.

19. Sep 2019

September 12, 2016
by Shams
0 comments

The Election Basar 2016 – Good bye Hillary Clinton!

Democrats need a new candidate, desperately. A sick Hillary Clinton offers no prospect even for a head-to-head competition with the Republican candidate Donald Trump, let alone if there’s any chance to winning the November election.

December 17, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

Mitt Romney’s Face Looks Different to Republicans and Democrats

Political opinions can influence how people perceive a candidate’s facial characteristics   COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new study suggests that political bias can influence how people perceive the facial characteristics of a presidential candidate – even after seeing his face on … Continue reading

March 7, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

Newt Gingrich talks politics with Axelrod, meets with UChicago students

Newt Gingrich described for the audience at a recent University of Chicago Institute of Politics event the shock he felt when he realized last Election Day that President Obama would win re-election, confounding Gingrich’s predictions and hopes. Gingrich said he … Continue reading

December 26, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Plan C: ‘All Roads Lead Back to Boehner’ – UMD’s Kettl

University of Maryland School of Public Policy Dean Don Kettl on where the fiscal cliff negotiations head after Plan B fails: “For the Republicans, this is a very weak situation. They’re struggling to get their mojo back after the election. … Continue reading

September 9, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

National Deficit Outlook Unchanged Under Obama: UMD Policy Analysis

Public Policy’s Philip Joyce Offers Election Policy Fact Check COLLEGE PARK, Md. – From a public policy point of view, the national debt accumulation since President Obama took office is largely a result of policies put in place prior to … Continue reading

August 31, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Rose McDermott: The Political Genome

A recent review of research co-authored by Rose McDermott highlights the role that genes play in political preferences, an area of study that began to draw significant attention in the last decade. McDermott speaks with Courtney Coelho about this growing … Continue reading

February 12, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Political Leaders Play Key Role in How Worried Americans Are By Climate Change

COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than extreme weather events and the work of scientists, it is national political leaders who influence how much Americans worry about the threat of climate change, new research finds. In a study of public opinion from … Continue reading

December 13, 2011
by Guest Post
0 comments

J. Timmons Roberts: What did Durban do for climate?

J. Timmons Roberts, professor of sociology and director of the Center for Environmental Studies, led a group of Brown researchers and students to the United Nations climate change negotiations in Durban, South Africa. On his return, Roberts spoke with Richard … Continue reading