September 29, 2017: Congress Can Give Every American a Pony (If It Breeds Enough Ponies) (S. Kelton)

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LA Times, September 29, 2017 In 1860, Abraham Lincoln’s campaign slogan was “Vote Yourself a Farm.” In 1900, William McKinley promised “A Full Dinner Plate.” And in 1928, Herbert Hoover won a landslide victory pledging “A Chicken in Every Pot and a Car in Every Garage.” A free farm, a full belly and a shiny new […]

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September 19, 2017: Harvard has shown its commitment to diversity was always a farce (C. Fleming)

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Vox, September 19, 2017 This fall, a history scholar named Michelle Jones will begin her doctoral work at New York University. Earlier this year, she was rejected from Harvard — after being initially accepted. While there are plenty of academics who could relate to Jones’s exclusion from one of the most elite universities in the […]

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September 19, 2017: Pursuing a Toxic Agenda: Environmental Injustice in the Early Trump Administration (C. Sellers)

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September 19, 2017 The Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI) is an organization comprised of academics and non-profit employees that promotes open and accessible government data and information along with evidence-based policy making. “Pursuing a Toxic Agenda” is the second part of a multipart series on the early days of the Trump administration. In this series, EDGI […]

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