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Rasmussen's Fears of a Setting Sun reviewed in Wall Street Journal

July 12, 2021
"Fears of a Setting Sun: The Disillusionment of America’s Founders" (Princeton University Press, 2021), written by Dennis Rasmussen, professor of political science, was reviewed in the Wall Street Journal

Faricy explains popularity of US's complex tax code in Fortune

May 26, 2021
Read more about why these incentives are so popular in the article, "America’s messy tax code is actually quite popular," published in Fortune. 

Executive Education grad serves on panel merging mental health, addiction services

May 17, 2021
Lisa Hoeschele ’03 M.A. (PA) recently served on a committee guiding a merger of NY's Office of Mental Health and Office of Addiction Services and Supports.

Faricy cited in NY Times article on state and local tax deduction debate

May 4, 2021
Christopher Faricy's book "Welfare for the Wealthy: Parties, Social Spending, and Inequality in the United States" (Cambridge University Press, 2015) was cited in the New York Times article, "Why a $10,000 Tax Deduction Could Hold Up Trillions in Stimulus Funds." 

Jackson quoted in Vox article on police reform

April 27, 2021
Following the Derek Chauvin verdict, President Joe Biden called for changing policing by "acknowledging and confronting, head-on, systemic racism and the racial disparities that exist in policing and in our criminal justice system more broadly." One such idea is to abolish the police. Proponents think communities can work together to regulate themselves without "anti-Black, white supremacist institutions," like the American criminal justice system and policing—which got its start with slave patrols—according to Jenn Jackson, assistant professor of political science. Read more in the Vox article, "9 ideas to solve the broken institution of policing." 

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