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Media Mention June 9, 2017

The Texas Ten

Will Inboden, an associate professor of public affairs and the director of the Clements Center for National Security, is among this year’s Texas Ten.

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LBJ School faculty member William Inboden
Media Mention June 5, 2017

Year-round school is booming — but its benefits are over-hyped

People tend to blame academic setbacks on summer vacation, but LBJ researcher Paul von Hippel says the real culprit is economic in nature.

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Media Mention May 23, 2017

MANCHESTER ATTACK ON YOUNG CONCERT-GOERS SHOWS ‘UTTER DEPRAVITY’ OF TERRORISTS

Around the world, people are sharing expressions of outrage, concern and solidarity with the people of Manchester, England. Dr. William Inboden served as the senior director for strategic planning on the National Security Council under President George W. Bush, and is currently Executive Director

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The Manchester Arena, where Monday's terrorist attack took place.
Media Mention May 21, 2017

State of Texas: The threat of a special session

There’s just over a week to go in the legislative session. But state lawmakers learned that they may have to spend a little more time in Austin than they expected. On Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick promised to push lawmakers toward a special session unless House members approve two controversial

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Media Mention May 17, 2017

Seeking medical abortions online is safe and effective, study finds

Almost 95% of those seeking drugs and advice online safely ended their pregnancy without medical intervention, say LBJ Professor Abigail Aiken, although women should still be wary of scammers.

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Photograph: Fatima Faizi for the Guardian
Media Mention May 16, 2017

‘Internet abortions’ may be safe option where procedure is restricted, study suggests

Researcher Abigail Aiken of the University of Texas at Austin and her collaborators in several other countries concluded that “self sourced medical abortions using online telemedicine can be highly effective, and outcomes compare favorably” with clinical protocols.

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Media Mention May 16, 2017

Study finds that 'home abortions' using pills and online support are safe

An online "home abortion service" can be an alternative to other unsafe methods of ending pregnancies, a study by LBJ professor Abigail Aiken concluded.

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Media Mention May 16, 2017

STUDY: TAKING ABORTION PILL AT HOME AS SAFE AS IN A CLINIC

Medical abortions done at home with online help and pills sent in the mail appear to be just as safe as those done at a clinic, according to a new study from the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

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Media Mention May 16, 2017

UT study: Banned internet-supervised abortions are safe

University of Texas research into abortion has yielded a conclusion in stark contrast to state law: Abortions properly supervised over the internet are safe for women.

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Media Mention May 14, 2017

Fed Officials Test New Argument for Tightening: Protect the Poor

To protect the poorest Americans, should central bankers raise interest rates faster? At least one of them is making that argument. LBJ Professor James Galbraith discusses.

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