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News Clips: Week of Dec. 4 - 10

Dec 4, 2017

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.

Jerusalem embassy move has zero upside for America
NY Daily News (by Daniel Kurtzer)

Trump Calls Jerusalem Plan Step Toward Peace, but It Puts Mideast on Edge
The New York Times (Daniel Kurtzer)

How Trump's Jerusalem move takes U.S. 'out of the game' in Middle East peace talks
CBC Radio (Daniel Kurtzer)

9 out of 11 former US envoys to Israel opposte Trump's Jerusalem declaration
The Times of Israel (Daniel Kurtzer)

US President recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Business Recorder (Daniel Kurtzer)

With Jerusalem Move, Trump Sabotages His Own Mideast Peace Process
The New Yorker (Daniel Kurtzer)

Trump says U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as capital of Israel, upending U.S. policy and sparking protests
Los Angeles Times (Daniel Kurtzer)

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing longtime U.S. policy
Reuters (Daniel Kurtzer)

Former U.S. Ambassador To Israel On Trump's Jerusalem Change
NPR (Daniel Kurtzer)

Trump is causing Democrats to trust media more, while Republicans are endorsing more extreme views, says a new study
Poynter. (Andrew Guess)

One-third of Americans agree with President Trump that media is 'enemy' of the people
Newsweek (Andrew Guess)

Yikes: Nearly half of Americans believe news media fabricates stories about Trump
The Washington Post (Andrew Guess)

Trust in media grows under Trump, amid partisan split: survey
Daily Sabah Americas (Andrew Guess)

Poynter Research Indicates Overall Trust and Confidence in the Media has Increased Since President Trump Took Office
Markets Insider (Andrew Guess)

Ranked voting is good but won't defeat wealthy elites
Deming Headlight (Martin Gilens)

Elections vs. auctions: Yet another way in which there’s too much money in politics
The Washington Post (Martin Gilens)

The Republican Tax Plan’s Worst Sin: Concentrating Money in the Hands of the Few
Observer (Martin Gilens)

After Flynn Plea Deal And Tax Bill Vote, What's Next For Trump's Presidency?
New Orleans Public Radio (Julian Zelizer)

Robert Mueller Can't Save Us
Vice (Julian Zelizer)

Is Bitcoin the Most Obvious Bubble Ever?
The Atlantic (Mark Watson)

Burr and Tillis wage class warfare on behalf of the 1%
The Progressive Pulse (Martin Gilens)

From healthcare to tax reform, Republicans have doubled-down on hypocrisy | Opinion
Penn Live (Martin Gilens)

The Brexit tragicomedy
Times of Oman (by Harold James)

The tragi-comedy of Brexit can only have a dramatic end
Financial Review (by Harold James)

Poynter releases new study examining trust in the media
Poynter. (Andrew Guess)

Trump Has Unleashed “Unprecedented” Levels Of Polarization In How People View The Media, Says This New Survey
BuzzFeed News (Andrew Guess)

Studies: Media Confidence Is High, Distrust Highest Among Right-Wingers
MediaPost (Andrew Guess)

Is This The Right Time For a Big Tax Cut?
91.5 KRCC (Alan Blinder)

Is This The Right Time For a Big Tax Cut?
WABE (Alan Blinder)

Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: December 6, 2017
Haaretz (Julian Zelizer)

Trump argued for keeping Confederate monuments. Then he scaled back those of Native Americans.
The Washington Post (Julian Zelizer)

N.C. Senators vote to ignore the poor, serve the rich
The News&Observer (Martin Gilens)

Impeaching Donald Trump will not solve American democracy's problems (Martin Gilens)

Surveillance: White House Would Love to Get Rid of the AMT Rate
Bloomberg (Alan Krueger)

Trump's Economy: So Much Winning
The Weekly Standard (Alan Blinder)

Irwin Stelzer: A Trump Xmas present to himself
The Times (Alan Blinder)

Congress reels as two lawmakers resign Thursday over sexual misconduct
WGRZ (Julian Zelizer)

Former US ambassadors to Israel slam Trump's Jerusalem embassy decision
Salon (Daniel Kurtzer)

Mercer Island's 100 percent clean energy future
Mercer Island Reporter (Michael Oppenheimer)

Tech's new D.C. partner: Charles Koch
POLITICO (Ed Felten)

Madaleno to accept public financing in Md. governor's race
Washington Blade (Benjamin Jealous)

Paul Ryan's Plans for Medicare are Scary
WTVA (Julian Zelizer)

What Powell Needs to Know About U.S. Labor-Force Participation
Bloomberg (Alan Krueger)

Jealous to host Medicare rally with Bernie Sanders
WTOP (Benjamin Jealous)

The Haider-Moranis Bulletin: Don't get fooled by the ‘forward buy’ in real estate data
Financial Post (Atif Mian)

Why I Changed My Mind On Net Neutrality
Techdirt (Ed Felten)

When Russia Shakes the World
Shepherd Express (Stephen Kotkin)

GOP rhetoric shows just how much we disdain the poor
The Philadelphia Inquirer (Susan Fiske)

Police officers highly motivated by supervisor scrutiny (Jonathan Mummolo)

Viewpoint: Treat opioid epidemic like a crisis
Boston Business Journal (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Educational Divide, Emerging White Underclass and Desperation
Huffington Post (Angus Deaton)

Pennsylvania voters testify in gerrymandering trial in federal court
WHYY (Nolan McCarty)

Terrorist groups take a lesson from corporations
InvestmentNews (Jacob Shapiro)

Is This The Right Time For a Big Tax Cut?
NPR (Alan Blinder)

Trump's stock market obsession, deconstructed
CNN (Alan Blinder and Mark Watson)

Highlights of National Academy of Sciences’ 2017 science communication colloquium
SciComm (blog) (Susan Fiske)

Why the tax bill passed the Senate but Obamacare repeal failed
Vox (R. Douglas Arnold)

Taxing Our Democracy: The GOP Plan is Part of a Larger Assault on Democratic Institutions
San Diego Free Press (Martin Gilens)

Assisted suicide: compassionate choice or religious no-no?
New Jersey Jewish News (Harold Shapiro)

The Brexit Tragicomedy
Project Syndicate (by Harold James)

The Rise of a German Strongman
Trumpet Brief (Andrew Moravcsik)

Anthony Sattin's best history books of 2017
The Guardian (Stephen Kotkin)

Opioid crisis also imposes handicap on US economy
Gulf News (Alan Krueger)

Kill the commute
The Times of India (Daniel Kahneman and Alan Krueger)

Opioid crisis also imposes handicap on US economy
Daily Mail (Alan Krueger)

The world is relying on a flawed psychological test to fight racism
Quartz (Susan Fiske)