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2018 Midterm Elections Preview

It is mid-October and the 2018 Midterm elections arrive in just a few weeks on November 6, 2018. The GOP and the Trump Administration need to retain control of Congress to continue to enact their agenda, while the Democrats are desperate to flip either Chamber and start blocking Republican efforts.  The entire Political Science Department […]

A Take on Political Discourse Post-2016

I have been thinking about the current political environment in the United States over the last few weeks. I have also been trying to engage in discussions about Trump’s recent election to the Presidency. I – as many scholars – think that Donald Trump was an abnormal candidate who has proposed some policy ideas that […]

Trump and the New Anti-Globalism

The recent U.S. election has beeen puzzling for many people. The prediction modelers clearly got it wrong, but many of the national polls had the election within the margin of error. The exit polls are showing something that has been slowly happening for years – white, uneducated, unskilled, men have turned against the Democratic party […]