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Jay Ulfelder
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On the off-chance that anyone cares: I've stopped using G+ and don't plan to restart. I'm getting a lot out of Twitter (@jay_ulfelder), my blog (dartthrowingchimp.wordpress.com), and Tumblr (dartthrowingchimp.tumblr.com) and just don't have time to work another social-media channel into the mix. I hope to see some of you in those necks of the woods.
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As part of the work I'm doing for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's Center for the Prevention of Genocide, I'm scheduled to present a paper at next month's Annual Meeting of the American Politic...
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A lot of ink has been spilled of late about what causes mass protests, and what connects episodes of protest across different countries. Economic inequality, unemployment, corruption, middle-class ...
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A piece in today's Boston Globe makes a case I've heard elsewhere in the past couple of weeks: that revelations about the NSA's domestic surveillance programs have undercut the U.S. government's ab...
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At the Monkey Cage, Idean Salehyan has a guest post that asks, "Can forecasting conflict help to make better foreign policy decisions?" I started to respond in a comment there, but as my comment ba...
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Elegant way to demonstrate data set's coverage.
This post was written by Kalev Leetaru, the creator of GDELT. Looking at the map of global protests in 2013 as captured in GDELT that John Beieler created, I was struck by how much protest activity...
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Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians are expected to take to the streets on June 30 to press for the resignation of President Morsi and his government, and the impending confrontation between these p...
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What causes people in large numbers to step outside their daily routines and gather in public to voice demands on issues that affect a group much larger than themselves? If we're to believe a recen...
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Is Turkey still a democracy? Was it ever? How many jailed journalists and canisters of tear gas does it take to get to authoritarian rule? The best statement I've seen so far on what Turkey's ongoi...
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