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Media Mention May 2, 2017

Georgia 2018: Abrams files paperwork to run for governor

LBJ School alumna Stacey Abrams has filed paperwork to run for governor of the state of Georgia, taking the first step toward a bid for the state's highest office.

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Stacey Abrams
Media Mention May 1, 2017

Trump is spontaneously re-writing America's foreign policy playbook

Autocratic leaders who may have had strained relationships with past US presidential administrations due to dubious human-rights records appear to have a new ally in the White House. LBJ Professor Will Inboden discusses.

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Media Mention April 30, 2017

COMMENTARY: A historian's take on Trump's first 100 days

Historian and LBJ professor Jeremi Suri offers his take on Trump's first 100 days

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Media Mention April 28, 2017

A Path Out Of Poverty: Career Training + Quality Head Start

What makes a high-quality learning program effective not just for the child but the whole family? The LBJ School's Chris King may have the answer.

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Media Mention April 28, 2017

The Threat to NEA Funding and Austin

Keeping art alive takes cash. Since its founding in 1965, the National Endowment for the Arts has supplied money to artists and organizations all over the U.S., the Texan art scene prominent among them. Since 2010, Austin alone has received close to $11 million in NEA grants. Through this number,

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Forklift Danceworks rehearsing PowerUP! (Photo by John Anderson)
Media Mention April 18, 2017

Op-Ed: Let's Tackle Austin's Affordability Crisis Without Villainizing Newcomers

In this opinion piece, LBJ School student Christopher "Kaz" Wojtewicz (MPAff) calls on Austinites to face the city's affordability and transportation woes without villainizing newcomers.

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City of Austin, JORGE SANHUEZA-LYON / KUT
Media Mention April 18, 2017

Why U.S. Strategy Must Adapt to Technological Change

LBJ Professor Eugene Gholz makes the case for technological innovation in U.S. grand strategy.

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A row of F18 fighter jets on the deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is prepared for patrols off the disputed South China Sea, March 3, 2017 (AP photo by Bullit Marquez).
Media Mention April 14, 2017

More donors starting funds rather than giving directly to charities

With Fidelity Charitable replacing United Way at the top of Chronicle of Philanthropy’s list of top U.S. charities, it is clear that philanthropy is changing. Former LBJ School adjunct professor Meeta Kothare was not surprised with these rankings, which she suggests reflect broader changes in the

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Magaly Rivera is shown with the food truck she started with the help of services from Caritas. Caritas was the fifth most-funded local nonprofit by Fidelity Charitable account holders. (Photo courtesy of Caritas)
Media Mention April 10, 2017

James K. Galbraith : «Il ne faut ni sortir de l’euro ni continuer avec l'austérité

LBJ Professor James Galbraith, the son of economist John Galbraith, famous for having worked in the 1930s with President Roosevelt, is a convinced Keynesian. He supports the candidacy of Benoît Hamon, who presents this morning what he will do during the first 100 days following his election.

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James Galbraith. WITT/SIPA
Media Mention April 10, 2017

Harris County jail cited for leaving two inmates in transport van overnight

Just over a month after its last citation, the Harris County jail got dinged again by the state officials after leaving two inmates unattended in a van overnight and well into the next afternoon. LBJ Professor and criminal justice expert Michele Deitch called the incident an "extraordinarily

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