The Presidential Race

The Presidential Race
Sep 30, 2021
John Eastman, legal architect of “Stop the Steal,” and Claremont Institute pull out of political science meeting after their panels were moved online. The group threatens legal action, but many political scientists say Eastman has no place among them.

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September 30, 2021

John Eastman, legal architect of “Stop the Steal,” and Claremont Institute pull out of political science meeting after their panels were moved online. The group threatens legal action, but many political scientists say Eastman has no place among them.

January 11, 2021

Audience member interrupts panelist at last week's historical archaeology conference -- and gives her the Nazi salute when she tries to redirect the conversation.

October 30, 2020

Scott McLemee reviews Political Perversion: Rhetorical Aberration in the Time of Trumpeteering by Joshua Gunn.

April 3, 2020

States would pay for large chunks of the free college plans from Biden and Sanders, but the coronavirus is sending state finances reeling.

June 28, 2019

Elizabeth Warren has been criticized and praised for sounding like a professor -- which she is. How will her academic chops influence her presidential run?

August 10, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews a number of recent and forthcoming titles analyzing not just the alt-right but also the nearly global wave of new authoritarian and nativist movements.

July 20, 2018

UVA professors object to a senior fellowship for a high-ranking Trump surrogate who has defended the president's comments on the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.

June 22, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews Alex de Waal's Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine.

June 1, 2017

A Princeton professor who recently criticized Trump in a commencement speech cancels planned public speaking events, saying she's received death threats for her comments.

March 29, 2017

Liberal campus criticisms of the Trump administration and broader political environment are a dime a dozen. So a new denunciation of promised deportations and other rhetoric from faculty members at Christian and Catholic colleges stands out.

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