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The Long History of Political Idiocy
Outrageous comments by politicians were common in the 19th century.
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This is REALLY interesting
Goal-setting closed achievement gaps in a recent experiment. The key element? Students put their thoughts in writing.
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Why Aren't More Women (Especially Women from Texas) in Congress?
Texas has just three women in its 38-member congressional delegation, and hasn't sent a new long-term congresswoman to Washington in almost 20 years. Many in both parties wonder why the state's once-promising fount of woman candidates is running dry.
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Is it possible that the most informed voters are also the most misled?
This is your brain. This is your brain on politics.
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Where you grow up influences you chance at "upward mobility."
"Your chances of achieving the American Dream are almost two times higher ... if you are growing up in Canada than in the United States," said Harvard's Raj Chetty at a Center on Children and Families (CCF) event held Monday...
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Should citizens be able to register to vote online?

Your thoughts?
You can file your taxes online. Renew your driver's license. Apply for a marriage license. Why not register to vote?
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Which of the 11 American Nations Do You Live In?
A fascinating new look at the cultural differences between the 11 nations that make up North America.
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A Harrowing Look at Poverty in the American Southwest
Pockets of poverty persist across America's Southwest. Matt Black and Trymaien Lee paint a portrait of poverty today.
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Does Politics Make Us Stupid?
There’s a simple theory underlying much of American politics. It sits hopefully at the base of almost every speech, every op-ed, every article, and every panel discussion. It courses through the...
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Shall we file this in the "water is wet" category?
In these hyper-polarized times, it is no longer surprising when political partisans disagree vehemently about public policy issues. But according to a recent poll of registered Iowa caucus-goers, Republicans and Democrats don...
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Millennials and Political News
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Ethics in Government Event on Wednesday, April 8, EVC, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. Featuring Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin

Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin is the Guest Speaker at the Center for Public Policy and Political Studies' (CPPPS) Ethics in Government event on Wednesday, April 8, at the Eastview Campus (EVC), Room 8600, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Attendees will debate real ethical issues involving contemporary situations.

Free food and parking.

More information is available here: http://sites.austincc.edu/cppps/news-events/

We hope to see you there!
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Veronica Reyna's profile photo
Gaye Lynn Scott's profile photo
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