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In May, amid the fallout from Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, the democracy-monitoring group Bright Line Watch polled more than 1,000 Political Scientists in the United States on whether America was adhering to a list of 29 ...
Thus, as political scientist Jason Weeden has noted, researchers have to make fairly arbitrary decisions about where the cut-off points should be for the "Libertarian," "liberal," or "conservative" position.
Robert S. Leiken, a prominent political scientist whose scholarship shaped the national debate and policy decisions on the Nicaraguan Contra war of the 1980s, ...
... selected as Most Valuable Player in both basketball and baseball at the same time. These are two marvelous books, at once extremely rigorous and extraordinarily timely.
"Even on bipartisan measures, House and Senate leaders prefer to manage all the bargaining behind closed doors," George Washington University political scientist Sarah Binder wrote recently. "Negotiating win-win deals requires secrecy. If information ...
One, from George Washington University political scientist John Sides, looks at racial, religious, and cultural divides and how they shaped the 2016 election.
The National Council for peace and Order (NCPO) is systematically laying down the foundations to allow its power to take deep root in Thai politics and overshadow the role of elected politicians in the future, renowned political scientist Seksan ...
As Political Scientists suggest, elected officials are motivated by the desire to get re-elected, in addition to acting on the basis of their own norms and personal agendas.
A political scientist at the University of Ghana says the eight broad recommendations made by the Kwesi Botchwey Committee represented the cornerstones of the 2016 defeat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
YEREVAN, JUNE 20, ARMENPRESS. Azerbaijan understands that it has no resource for launching large-scale war and even achieve success, this has been proved by a number of operations, political scientist Hrant Melik-Shahnazaryan told reporters on ...
The Social Democratic party, which effected an unexpected change-of-guard at the top post last week ahead of the autumn general elections, unveiled its election program at a party conference at the weekend.
An extensive analysis of voter attitudes was conducted during the B.C. and Ontario referenda by political scientists who looked at a range of factors that influenced whether voters supported or opposed electoral reform.
"If you go back to the days of the civil war, one can find cases in American political history where there was far more rancor and violence," said Shanto Iyengar, a Stanford political scientist. "But in the modern era, there are no 'ifs' and 'buts ...
Columnist Zachary price views the elimination of straight-ticket voting as a promising reflection of nuanced voting practices.
An election day poll found other huge gaps between older and younger voters on a range of questions signaling left-wing values and progressivism (such as attitudes toward feminism, environmentalism and the internet), as political scientist Pippa Norris ...
Ralph Ghadban, a Lebanese-German political scientist and a leading expert on Middle Eastern clans in Germany, said that the Hanover ruling was a massive failure of the German judicial system.
"For him, culture is the sum of a meaning-oriented and value-oriented lifestyle, the orientation of a people, including its history and its habitat," Wolfgang Bergsdorf, the political scientist and former Kohl adviser, wrote in an essay for the Konrad ...
YEREVAN, JUNE 17, ARMENPRESS. The maintenance of constant tension in the conflict zone, in fact, is Azerbaijan's response to the unsuccessful diplomatic activity of its foreign ministry and leadership, Russian political scientist Stanislav Tarasov told ...
Sofia. The main problem for the Bulgarian democracy is not the election system, but the control during elections, especially in the light of controlled and paid votes, along with the misrepresentation of people's will, political scientist Boris ...
Sofia. The stability of the government is of common interest for the entire coalition and it cannot be shaken by the majority voting, recently rejected in Parliament, according to political scientist Parvan Simeonov. The prospects of this government ...
"I do expect the Democrats to do better than expected, but you have to remember 'expected' is 20 points," says Scott Huffmon, a Winthrop University political scientist. An internal poll for Parnell last month showed him trailing by 10 percentage points ...
With the publication of Machiavelli's politics, political scientist Catherine H. Zuckert offers a magnificent contribution not just to the field studies surrounding Machiavelli, especially the history of political thought, but also, more broadly, to ...
Democratic and Republican voters don't just disagree about the right way to reform health care or the true intentions of President Trump.
Sofia. A joint position on the majority voting bill is necessary, political scientist and election expert Dimitar Dimitrov told FOCUS Radio.
Credit Terry Ashe/The LIFE Images Collection, via Getty Images. Robert S. Leiken, a maverick political scientist who stunned fellow liberals in the 1980s when he denounced the leftist Sandinista government in Nicaragua, died on June 7 in Boston.
A chapter on political activity of faculty, however, mostly encourages it: "Political activity by academic political scientists is both legitimate and socially important," APSA says, arguing for accommodation of time and obligations. Pretty clear. The ...
In his late-night and early morning messages, the president has undoubtedly and repeatedly violated several of the social media platform's abusive behavior ...
The swearing-in at government House in Victoria comes in advance of the start of the legislature on June 22. Most political observers, like SFU political scientist David Moscrop, say this is a necessary but ultimately pointless step. "This is Clark's ...
Nicholas Gabor Nyary, Ph.D., 86, of North Caldwell, passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017, following a decade-plus battle with Parkinson's disease.
SFU political scientist Dr. David Moscrop says both the BC Liberals and NDP would love to bolster their caucuses at this point, even if that meant adding one of the three Green Party MLAs.
A leading political scientist says the outcome of Thurday's election in the United Kingdom (UK) is a clear rejection by the electorate of the Conservative Party's austerity programme.
A full assessment of what's playing out needs far more than journalists, political scientists and Capitol Hill savants.
Theresa may has "failed in her objective" of getting a big majority for the Conservative party unless the exit poll is "incredibly wrong", the UK's top political scientist has said. John Curtice, Professor of politics at the University of Strathclyde ...
Even if this year's session doesn't break 2015's record, "it's a damn long session already," said Burdett Loomis, a University of Kansas political scientist. All six of Kansas's triple-digit regular sessions have come since 1990. Loomis chalked up the ...
political scientists are often sniffy about campaigns. They think that campaigns have at best a minimal impact on election results and sometimes have none whatsoever.
UCLA political scientist Melvin Rogers, one of the black scholars who raised objections with the journal, called the lack of black voices "especially egregious" in this case.
Friday marks an important day in Australia's efforts to settle on climate action but those hoping chief scientist Alan Finkel has puzzled out a durable and effective solution are likely to be disappointed.
YEREVAN, JUNE 9, ARMENPRESS. Azerbaijan day by day faces new problems, political scientist Hrant Melik-Shahnazaryan told reporters on June 9, reports Armenpress.
Friday marks an important day in Australia's efforts to settle on climate action but those hoping chief scientist Alan Finkel has puzzled out a durable and effective solution are likely to be disappointed.
Friday marks an important day in Australia's efforts to settle on climate action but those hoping chief scientist Alan Finkel has puzzled out a durable and effective solution are likely to be disappointed.
Winston Churchill invited him to his home to share his assessment of the coming 1950 election over dinner. The great lion of British Parliament asked to be tutored by the 25-year-old political scientist. Churchill drank to excess. "I spent four hours ...
The Association for Israel Studies has recognized Alan Dowty, a professor emeritus in Notre Dame's Department of political science, with an AIS-Israel Institute Lifetime Achievement Award for his "lasting and path-breaking contributions" that have ...
Rice University political scientist Mark Jones echoed the sentiment: "This is a Christmas list of everything the conservative advocacy groups wanted.
government policy regarding the use of social media in the House of Assembly needs to be clarified. That's according to Memorial University political scientist, ...
John Brayton, of Haverhill, holds up a sign protesting what he sees as the Trump administration's indifference to global warming during the climate change rally on Boston Common on Saturday, April 29, 2017.
Was the oligarch ''tricked'' by the agenda of the opposition, as well as, according to a political scientist Oleg Matveychev, Press Secretary of Medvedev Natalya Timakova was? In my opinion, it is quite a competent tactical move on the part of the ...
The United States' president cited American sovereignty and jobs for workers as the reason for backing out of the climate agreement.
SYDNEY, N.S. - A Cape Breton political scientist proposes that introducing a voting day holiday might help to boost voter turnout in Nova Scotia.
Another superior effort, The Monkey Cage, partners with The Washington Post. And a growing number of political scientists have gigs with mainstream organizations, while academics are routinely found in places like Politico and Nate Silver's ...
Pacific Standard, FiveThirtyEight, Politico, and other publications now regularly feature articles from Political Scientists alongside those from journalists. There are still plenty of high-quality independent academic blogs out there, but a number of ...




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