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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.[...]
Penn unveils its ambitious global policy center—which, in the run-up to the US presidential election, has wasted no time hosting a Who’s Who in the realm of world affairs.[...]
Jon Decker C’88 G’91 has covered three US presidents (and counting).[...]
SP2 and IUR weigh in on what the 2016 election should be about.[...]
Heard on Campus: Why the FEC doesn’t work anymore.[...]
No argument: Presidential debates need fixing.[...]
Q&A: Marie Gottschalk on America’s sky-high incarceration rate.[...]
English Professor Suvir Kaul on Kashmir’s rich poetry and tragic politics.[...]