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News Clips: Week of April 2 - 8

Apr 2, 2018

The following is a compilation of media clips in which WWS faculty members have been mentioned, cited or quoted. This list is updated weekly. If an item is missing, please email, and we will add it promptly.

The forgotten secrets of free trade justify Trump’s tariffs
Fabius Maximus website (Alan Blinder)

Book World: Why politicians and economists often don't get along
The Edwardsville Intelligencer (Alan Blinder)

Why politicians and economists often don't get along
The Washington Post (Alan Blinder)

Surveillance: Blame China for Not Playing Ball, Kudlow Says
Bloomberg (Alan Krueger)

Getting to the why of British India’s bloody Partition
The Harvard Gazette (Atif Mian)

How do we prevent ISIS 2.0? Withdrawing from Syria is not the answer
Brookings Institution (co-authored by Ryan Crocker)

Commentary: Tackle inequality by moving from emotion to action
Channel NewsAsia (Eldar Shafir)

Hungary’s Strange And Vicious Election Brings Fears For The Future
Huffington Post (Kim Lane Scheppele)

Latest News: March for Our Lives organizers plan weekend city halls with lawmakers
Standard Republic (Julian Zelizer)

America's Federally Financed Ghettos
The New York Times (Douglas Massey)

On US Tour, I Get to Stay with My Slipped Disc Readers
Slipped Disc (Andrew Moravcsik)

March For Our Lives Organizers Plan Weekend Town Halls With Lawmakers (Julian Zelizer)

March for Our Lives organizers plan weekend town halls with lawmakers
ABC News (Julian Zelizer)

James Comey treads fine line as book set to turn up heat on Trump
The Guardian (Julian Zelizer)

How Trump Channels the 1970s
The Atlantic (by Julian Zelizer)

Trump's favorite tactic: criminalizing his critics
CNN (by Julian Zelizer)

Attorney General During Financial Crisis Is Now a Confidant to Corporations
The Wall Street Journal (Alan Blinder)

Markets Don't Know How to Price Trade War Risk, Says Krueger
Bloomberg (Alan Krueger)

How do we prevent ISIS 2.0? Withdrawing from Syria is not the answer.
USA Today (co-authored by Ryan Crocker)

Rivals step up as doubts grow over ailing Abbas
Arab News (Salam Fayyad)

Kevin Williamson Dies by the Sword
Slate (Julian Zelizer)

Geneticist Uses Stem Cells to Study Angelman, Prader-Willi Syndromes
Angelman Syndrome News (Shirley Tilghman)

CNN jabs at Trump while the Post analyzes him
POLITICO (Markus Prior)

John Lewis Gaddis: By the Book
The New York Times (Stephen Kotkin)

The best business books to recommend
Financial Times (Atif Mian)

American Misconceptions about the Mexican Border
et online (Douglas Massey)

A potential trade war is scary, but the US has a legitimate beef with China
CNBC (Alan Blinder)

Is former Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka's world-view the future of the GOP? Some worry answer is yes
The Mercury News (Lauren Wright)

The United States is an oligarchy, not a democracy
Gramma (Martin Gilens)

Amazon and 16 other companies Trump has attacked since his election
CNN Money (Julian Zelizer)

Trump just put himself in a political red zone
CNN (by Julian Zelizer)

The behaviors that affect weight can be explained by economic theories — according to formerly obese economists who lost 120 pounds in 18 months
Business Insider (Eldar Shafir and Daniel Kahneman)

Reimagining Security and Rethinking Economics
Project Syndicate (by Harold James)

Opioid Addiction Took Shocking Amount of People Out Of Workforce In 2015
the fix (Alan Krueger)

Peter Navarro says Trump’s trade policies are ‘good for the market,’ but economists aren’t buying it
CNBC (Alan Krueger)

Peter Navarro says Trump’s trade policies are ‘good for the market,’ but economists aren’t buying it
Yahoo! Finance (Alan Krueger)

Trump Government Muddies Economics With Politics: Alan Blinder
Bloomberg (Alan Blinder)

As Tragedy Engulfs Nation, America Abandons God
The Western Journal (Angus Deaton and Anne Case)

Four Things You Should Do As The New Leader Of A Struggling Team
Forbes (Susan Fiske)

Live Nation rules live music — some say with threats (Alan Krueger)

Live Nation Rules Music Ticketing, Some Say With Threats
The New York Times (Alan Krueger)

Donald Trump off-base in comparison of U.S., Mexico border laws
Politifact (Douglas Massey)

Critiques of elite power aren’t antisemitic or conspiratorial – they are necessary.
red pepper (Martin Gilens)

These Urban Experiments Prove Charles Murray Is Wrong About Race Science
New York Magazine (Will Dobbie)

Americans Grapple with Evil Amid Decline in Religious Faith
The Daily Signal (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Studies: Democratic politicians represent middle-class voters. GOP politicians don’t.
Vox (Martin Gilens)