Tag: Politics

CSAD: Robert Putnam’s Highly Anticipated Talk

Kenyon shelled out thousands of dollars to have Robert Putnam launch the busiest day of CSAD’s biennial conference on Thursday, and ultimately, that was money well spent. Putnam offered a charismatic mix of anecdotal and quantitative evidence, but most importantly, he demonstrated genuine enthusiasm for solving the problem of economic inequality during a conference where

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The AV: House of Cards Season 2 (No Spoilers, We Promise!)

Returning from a year-long hiatus, in Netflix’s own drag-out-and-drop fashion, the second season of the Emmy-winning political drama House of Cards was finally released to the eagerly-awaiting public on February 14 in its entirety of 13 episodes. The story follows Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey), the cold and calculating congressman who began his rise to power in

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Grover Who?

If you had to list the top 10 most powerful people in politics in America, whom would you put on your list? President Obama? Certainly. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton? Absolutely, at least until she retires. House Speaker John Boehner? Maybe, maybe not. What about Grover Norquist? If you just found yourself asking, “who is

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Better Answers Please

In the weeks since the presidential debate, the race for the White House has become much closer. One could say this was inevitable as the race drew nearer, and that it’s not as close as many news outlets are making it out to be; after all, close races make for better television. However, I think

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