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The Meaning of the Arrow Theorem

Recently I finished reading the book Gaming the Vote by William Poundstone. I also assigned part of it to my Ethics & Economics Challenge students. It’s a fun and informative read, draping heavy-duty political science in engaging story-telling. 687 more words

Political Science

The Psychological Forces That Undermine Our Criminal Justice System

by Adam Benforado, author of Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Justice (Crown, June 2015)

The death of Trayvon Martin in 2012, and his killer’s subsequent acquittal, led many to condemn our criminal justice system as fundamentally broken. 546 more words

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Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics | YouTube

This lively series (which is still being added to) may be of interest to students taking PLS135, PLS 211, and PLS212.

Humanities & Social Sciences

Duty to Disobey

We can no longer lend cooperation to an evil system.
Martin Luther King


Religion and Politics, by Tubularsock

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April 19, 2015

As Tubularsock sits on his underground deck that is just outside of Tubularsock’s top floor corner office in the underground bunker which overlooks Washington, D.C. 842 more words


US Will Not Survive a Nuclear War Against Russia - Jean-Paul Baquiast

I am kind of posting this in response to a discussion where two Americans did not believe a word of this article. They actually do not comprehend that the situation is real, imminent, and catastrophic for the USA, Russia, and the rest of the world. 361 more words

Political Science