President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media persist while journalists continue to grapple with how to cover such a tumultuous presidency. Amidst the clamor, new voices in journalism have risen to the top, positioning themselves as political power players in a media-saturated world.
Among these voices is Lauren Duca, an award-winning journalist at Teen Vogue. In December 2016, Duca penned an essay, “Donald Trump is Gaslighting America,” which...
More than 100 insider sources helped journalists Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes lift the veil on Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the many avoidable missteps that turned a winnable election into a stunning defeat.
Allen and Parnes’ new book, “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign,” digs deeper to illuminate a flawed campaign that resulted in a defeat that shocked the world.
In this episode, professor Julian Zelizer interviews...
Climate change expert Michael Oppenheimer and ecologist David Wilcove teamed up to explore a range of environmental concerns through a policy lens in the spring course “The Environment: Science and Policy.” Full story here.
Washington has been hit with a trifecta of catastrophic events in the past week.
First, President Donald Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey, justifying his decision by pointing toward Comey’s mishandling of the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s emails.
Just days later, news broke that Trump shared classified information about the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) with Russian diplomats in the Oval Office — a...
President Donald Trump pledged to bring jobs back to America during his campaign, appealing to a strong middle class base that’s been struggling with stagnant wages and few job opportunities.
Since the 1990s, death rates among this demographic — specifically middle-aged white Americans without college degrees — have been on the rise thanks to opioid addiction, alcohol abuse and suicide. This same pattern isn’t seen in other parts of the world,...
The first 100 days of Trump’s presidency have been a whirlwind of victories and setbacks, leaving Americans with mixed opinions about President Trump and how the next four years could unfold.
How has President Trump done in his first 100 days, and how does it compare to past presidents? Why is the first 100 days in office used as a barometer in the first place? Do these presidential beginnings predict the course of an entire term?
In his campaign promise to make America great again, President Donald Trump vowed to “bring jobs back to America” and revitalize the labor industry. So … where are all of those jobs?
In this episode, professors Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang interview Christopher P. Lu '88, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor, who provides an inside look at the Department of Labor and the Trump transition. Podcast Here.
Under President Donald Trump, the political landscape changes daily. Catch up on recent episodes of Politics & Polls with professors Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang, as well as special guests each week. Recent episodes include:
Politics & Polls #40: The 115th Congress with Rep. Leonard Lance (R-N.J.)
Politics & Polls #39: National Security with Gen. David Petraeus
Politics & Polls #38: Unraveling the ‘Trump-Russia Saga’
Students & Alumni of Color (SAOC), a Woodrow Wilson School student-led organization, held its 21st annual symposium on April 8-9, 2017. SAOC's mission is to bring together students, alumni and faculty to promote diversity, establish mentoring relationships, discuss issues relevant to the social, political and professional development of students of color, and support the social and political development of communities of color.
Twenty-two students and fellows of the Woodrow Wilson School's Center for International Security Studies (CISS) headed to Germany and Belgium for an eight-day spring break trip to explore and experience Cold War history. In the first staff ride of its kind, the group explored the political, social and strategic decisions from the conclusion of World War II to the creation of NATO and beyond. Participants were required to become experts on one...