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News Clips: Week of Feb. 26 - March 4

Feb 26, 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.

Trump's week was not so crazy after all
CNN (by Julian Zelizer)

Booker, Warren take aim at chains that use 'non-poaching' deals to keep workers stuck at one store
The Washington Post (Alan Krueger)

How Democrats Are Helping Trump Dismantle Dodd-Frank
The New Republic (Alan Krueger)

Europe's Bretton Woods Moment
Project Syndicate (by Harold James)

Getting Better All the Time?
The New York Times (by Angus Deaton)

Lawrence community gets educated on school choice
The Lawrentian (Jennifer Jennings)

Economics Needs a Few More Theories
Bloomberg View (Alan Krueger)

In second Tanner lecture, Power addresses U.S. diplomacy during Trump administration
The Stanford Daily (Robert Keohane)

Capitalisn't: O. Contin Pusher, M.D.
Chicago Booth Review (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Uncertainty of 'full unemployment' has huge economic consequences
StarTribune (Alan Blinder)

McMaster caught in the middle as Mattis and Tillerson maneuver to constrain Trump on national security issues
Los Angeles Times (Julian Zelizer)

Netanyahu, under fire at home, seeks a warm embrace in U.S. (Daniel Kurtzer)

Study Shows Little Change Since Kerner Commission Reported on Racism 50 Years Ago (Julian Zelizer)

50 years ago, a presidential commission called out America's 'white racism.' It didn't go over well.
The Washington Post (Julian Zelizer)

Young Americans could change the situation on weapons, interview of Julian Zelizer
Radio Television Suisse (Julian Zelizer)

Deficit Dummies
The Outline (Alan Blinder, Mark Watson and Julian Zelizer)

Report Updates Landmark 1968 Racism Study, Finds More Poverty And Segregation
WBUR 90.9 (Julian Zelizer)

White House Preparing to Nominate Richard Clarida as Fed's No. 2 Official
The Wall Street Journal (Alan Blinder)

Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: February 28, 2018
Haaretz (Daniel Kurtzer)

Afghanistan president makes 'detailed peace offer' to the Taliban
Washington Examiner (Ryan Crocker)

Allison Hanes: Paternity leave is win-win
Montreal Gazette (Andrew Moravcsik)

Jewish settlers sue Palestinians for $114m
Middle East Monitor (Salam Fayyad)

How Low Can Unemployment Really Go? Economists Have No Idea
The New York Times (Alan Blinder)

Iran reaches new stage in proxy wars in Iraq, Syria
The Washington Times (Ryan Crocker)

How Mother Russia can win U.S. elections in 2018: A memo to President Putin
USA Today (by Steven Strauss)

CHECK ENGINE: America's white working class needs a checkup
Encore (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Being Too Rich Can Hurt Your Chances at Happiness
Gallup (Angus Deaton and Daniel Kahneman)

Jealous tells voters it's time to 'think big'
The Enquirer-Gazette (Benjamin Jealous)

She Left Harvard. He Got to Stay.
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Robert Keohane)

Weighing the disastrous global impact of Trump
Global Times (Robert Keohane)

Putin, in control over Syria, orders humanitarian pause in bombings
Washington Examiner (Ryan Crocker)

Corporate America is Suppressing Wages for Many Workers
The New York Times (co-authored by Alan Krueger)

A Big Divergence Is Coming in Health Care Among States
The New York Times (Heather Howard)

Why ‘Deaths of Despair’ May Be a Warning Sign for America - Moving Upstream
The Wall Street Journal (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

New data counters liberal pessimism on economy
The Hill (Alan Blinder)

The World Loves A Scary Labor Market Story
Seeking Alpha (Alan Blinder)

Kushner's security downgrade will hinder but not halt his Mideast peace role (Daniel Kurtzer)

FBI investigating dozens of Chinese-backed 'Confucius Institutes' at US colleges
American Military News (Aaron Friedberg)

Breakingviews - Hadas: Billy Graham's great missed economic chance
Reuters (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

US needs to 'lower its bar' for North Korea talks, South Korea says
Washington Examiner (Ryan Crocker)

Report Updates Landmark 1968 Racism Study, Finds More Poverty and Segregation
NPR (Julian Zelizer)

Why the Russia Investigation Could Be More Like Iran-Contra Than Watergate
The Atlantic (by Julian Zelizer)

50 years ago, a landmark report laid bare the racial inequality fueling urban unrest across the nation
HUB (Julian Zelizer)

What it will take for Parkland students to win the battle ahead
CNN (by Julian Zelizer)