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January 7, 2014
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German speaking Jews were force behind European unity

A little-remembered Jewish culture in Germany and Austria between the 1870s and 1930s was a hotbed of ideas which drove the formation of the European Union, according to new research. Literary and film scholar Dr Cathy Gelbin from The University … Continue reading

November 17, 2012
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Q&A: Assoc. Prof. Christopher Berry discusses rise of women in Congress

One of the most notable outcomes of the Nov. 6 election was the record number of women voted into Congress, including 20 women who will occupy seats in the U.S. Senate. Christopher Berry, associate professor at the University of Chicago … Continue reading

November 2, 2012
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Half of Texans Prefer Faith over Science, According to UT/Texas Tribune Poll

AUSTIN, Texas — About half of Texas voters believe faith is a better guide than scientific evidence on most important questions, according to a recent University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll. According to the poll, which surveyed Texans on … Continue reading

July 2, 2012
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Responsibility Misused by Politicians

The concept of responsibility is being used by politicians as a distraction from the real problems in society, which have to do with inequality according to research from the University of Exeter. In the wake of the financial crisis there … Continue reading

December 10, 2011
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UCLA Study Finds U.S. Has More Elected, Appointed Asian American Officials Than Ever

More Asian Pacific Americans hold public office in the United States than at any other time in U.S. history, a sign of the community’s growing engagement with the political process, according to a newly released political almanac published by UCLA’s … Continue reading