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Wharton study: immigrants boost investment and entrepreneurship.[...]
“Competing Visions of the Global Order” at Perry World House.[...]
“Democracies don’t die like they used to.” [...]
Jeb Bush is a Presidential Professor of Practice for 2018–19.[...]
GOP nativists have taken aim at a fundamental principle defining the American republic: birthright citizenship. Their legal rationale has an unlikely source: a liberal professor who totally opposes their aims. And that’s just where things start to get interesting with Constitutional law scholar Rogers Smith.[...]
Anita Hill returned to Penn to reflect on two bitter Supreme Court battles.[...]
Restitching the dis-United States.[...]
Can brain imaging help heal extreme partisanship?[...]
Annenberg’s Al Felzenberg on his William F. Buckley bio.[...]
In successfully defending the irascible Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase—aka “Old Bacon Face”—against impeachment, Joseph Hopkinson C1786 G1789 helped set a high bar for removal from office and establish the principle of judicial independence.[...]
A new book examines crime and pragmatic politics in India.[...]
Voter fraud vs. incentives, from Berry’s Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich.[...]
Robert Kennedy speaking at the Palestra, 1968.[...]
Signs of the times in Cuba.[...]
Panel examines what Vladimir Putin is up to in Europe—and why.[...]
Walls and doors: examining immigration’s past and future.[...]
Fake news may be as old as news itself, but the viral deceptions mutating on the internet are affecting the institutions that inform our democracy. Some Penn scholars offer analysis, context, and concerns.[...]
Political polarization less pronounced than partisans predict.[...]