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Media Mention July 16, 2019

Civil Rights and Ronald Walters' Career

On Lectures in History, C-SPAN visits the LBJ School to film the class of Professor Peniel Joseph, who teaches about the life and career of civil rights pioneer Ronald Walters. 

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Media Mention July 15, 2019

Developers are helping to build our cities, not killing them

Rather than treating developers as the enemy, cities should collaborate with them, says LBJ Professor Steven Pedigo. 

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Media Mention July 15, 2019

The fundamental flaw of ICE raids to deter immigration

LBJ School Professor Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto says ICE raids do not work because the root causes of immigration to the U.S. are ignored. 

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Media Mention July 13, 2019

Bypassing bidding laws can create enormous problems, expert says

When Texas counties choose to bypass legal bidding laws and act by way of an emergency exemption, it can lead to enormous financial and political problems, according to LBJ Professor Don Kettl

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Media Mention July 9, 2019

Obamacare's fate will be at stake at 2020 ballot box as well as in court

The extended battle over the Affordable Care Act continues.

LBJ Professor Don Kettl speaks to CNN about the lack of precedence for this long-range battle and how politically feasible it is to revoke benefits once the

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Media Mention July 5, 2019

Erosion of women’s reproductive rights in the United States

Abortion is legal in Texas and illegal in Northern Ireland. Yet the practical reality is the same.

LBJ Professor Abigail Aiken explores not only the legal right to an abortion but also the ability to obtain one in her

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Media Mention July 3, 2019

Commentary: Grandma was a witness — America’s spirit prevails

LBJ and Dell Med Professor Dr. Michael Hole, who delivered remarks at his June 2019 Presidential Leadership Scholars commencement, pays tribute to his grandmother and what she saw in a century of life in America, and relates it to his experience in the PLS program and his feelings about public service.

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Media Mention July 3, 2019

Trump and his advisers are probably wrong about what foreign policy Americans want

LBJ Associate Professor Joshua Busby joins Dina Smeltz of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Jordan Tama of the School of International Service at American University in a column about their 2018 study, which

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Media Mention July 3, 2019

Trump and his advisers are probably wrong about what foreign policy Americans want

New research from the LBJ School Professor Josh Busby and the Chicago Council finds how leaders got public opinion wrong on a variety of hot topics for the 2020 election cycle.

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Media Mention July 2, 2019

Presidential debates should inform, not entertain, the voters

The #DemDebates were great for television. Were they good for democracy?

Dean Angela Evans of the LBJ School explains how changing the debate format could better inform voters. 

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Screen shot of the first Democratic presidential debate in June 2019

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