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Jan 9 2019 | Stanford News
Stanford political scientists Francis Fukuyama, Anna Grzymala-Busse and Neil Malhotra discuss why populist messages have emerged in contemporary politics and how they have evolved into larger, political movements.
Jan 9 2019 | New York Times
By Binyamin Appelbaum WASHINGTON — A pair of influential Federal Reserve officials said Wednesday that the central bank should pause to assess economic conditions before considering additional interest rate increases, reinforcing the message delivered last week by the Fed...
U.S. poverty has been a persistent problem. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in 1937, suggested that the test of our progress as a country is “not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have little.” President Lyndon B. Johnson...
Dec 21 2018 | Stanford Earth
Josie Garthwaite of the Stanford School of Earth, Energy, & Environmental Sciences discusses a recent study quantifying why recent droughts in western US states have led to increased carbon dioxide emissions and fossil fuel reliance.
If last Friday's district court ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional were to be upheld, far more than the law's most high-profile provisions would be at stake. In fact, canceling the law in full — as Judge Reed O'Connor in Fort Worth, Texas, ordered in his 55-page decision —...