Media Mention

Media Mention August 13, 2017

Charlottesville spotlights Trump's toxic failure to lead

The President's "on all sides" comment implying a moral equivalency between hate groups and anti-racist protesters is grotesque, says LBJ professor Peniel Joseph.

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Media Mention August 10, 2017

Remaking the Presidency

Donald Trump is expanding the power of presidency but experts say his changes won't last.

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Media Mention August 7, 2017

Our African friend, the mass murderer: America's continued affection for reelected Rwandan president Paul Kagame

Prof. Alan Kuperman comments on America's relationship with Rwandan president Paul Kagame.

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Media Mention July 25, 2017

How the New Russia Sanctions Bill Shows How Far the U.S. Has Come

Prof. Paul Pope comments on the seventieth anniversary of "the most important piece of national security legislation ever passed," the National Security Act, passed by a Republican Congress and signed into law by Democratic President Harry S. Truman.

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Media Mention July 19, 2017

New Opportunities in Research on Aging in the Americas

By 2025, at least one-fifth of the population of 15 countries in the Americas will be 60 or older. As in the United States, the older population itself in Latin America is rapidly aging, and those 80 and over are projected to quadruple from 2015 to 2050. LBJ professor Jacqui Angel is a leading

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Media Mention July 12, 2017

Trump's Infrastructure Plan Isn't Much of a Plan

Professors Michael Granof and Martin Luby discuss the possible shortcomings of President Trump's call for heavy use of public-private partnerships in improving American infrastructure.

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Media Mention July 5, 2017

Who Is Theresa May and What Does She Stand For?

LBJ Professor Will Inboden discusses Theresa May's campaign.

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Theresa May; Photo courtesy of Foreign Policy
Media Mention July 5, 2017

Commentary: Austin needs public input on city manager search

Terrell Blodgett, a professor emeritus at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, calls for public input on the City of Austin's city manager search.

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Marc Ott was Austin’s city manager for eight years, and only one council remains from when he was hired. AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2016 FILE PHOTO
Media Mention July 5, 2017


The presidential election of 2016 occurred at the crest of a national debate over economic inequality, deeply researched by economists and sociologists since the 1990s, widely perceived to have risen sharply since the 1970s, and a focus of the first serious left-wing insurgency the Democratic Party

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Caricatures of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
Media Mention July 4, 2017

Commentary: Six national security principles we should take from 1776

LBJ Professor Paul Pope calls for reflection on Independence Day.

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President George Washington at Mount Rushmore. Atlanta Journal-Constitution