News & Awards

News Clips: Week of June 5 - 11

Jun 15, 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.

Deaths of despair: Opioids, community, and the economy
American Enterprise Institute (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Health and Human Services Secretary Price to Testify on HHS Budget Request
The National Law Review (Angus Deaton)

Ben Bernanke explains what Donald Trump gets wrong on the economy
Vox (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

“It’s absolutely everywhere” DeWine tells DC panel on opioids
The Columbus Dispatch (Angus Deaton)

Noam Chomsky on Trump: The worst is yet to come
Raw Story (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Trump is ignoring opioids, factory jobs, and every big problem he promised to solve
Vox (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Drug crisis pushes up mortality rate for Americans in their prime
World Socialist Web Site (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Death rates up for almost all groups of Americans due to opioid crisis
Charleston Gazette-Mail (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Sobering Testimony for Lawmakers Searching for Answers on Opioid Crisis
The Wall Street Journal (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

U.S. drug crisis is now pushing up death rates for almost all groups of Americans
The Washington Post (Anne Case and Angus Deaton)

Nevada Legislature Passes 'Medicaid For All' Bill
KJZZ 91.5 (radio interview with Heather Howard)

As Comey speaks, a nation awaits a presidential tweet
SF Chronicle (Julian Zelizer)

Is It Time for the U.S. to Rein in the Presidency?
The Atlantic (Julian Zelizer)

Is San Diego's new minimum wage already hurting its poor?
The San Diego Union-Tribune (Alan Krueger)

Is Putin Getting What He Wanted With Trump?
New York Times (Stephen Kotkin)

Madison School Board should prioritize reducing class size (Alan Krueger)

5 Shades of Climate Denial, All on Display in the Trump White House
InsideClimate News (Michael Oppenheimer)

Jewish Commentators Analyze The Comey Hearings
Forward (Julian Zelizer)

The Millennials Are Moving Left
New Republic (Alan Krueger)

School Suspensions, Test Scores, and Lead Poisoning
The American Prospect (Janet Currie)

'We're certainly at the place that we were with Watergate in 1973'
Business Insider (Julian Zelizer)

Oliver Stone's 'Putin Interviews' Will Teach You Little About Putin, and Even Less About Russia
Foreign Policy (Stephen Kotkin)

Former Pharma Reps' New Mission: To School Docs On High Drug Costs
Kaiser Health News (Uwe Reinhardt)

Rare US floods to become the norm if emissions aren't cut, study warns
The Guardian (Michael Oppenheimer)

Debt Ceiling Is Again a Battleground, This Time with Republicans in Charge
NYT (Alan Krueger)

The biggest scam in American politics
The Japan Times (Alan Krueger)

Will Comey join the ranks of historic witnesses?
CNN by Julian Zelizer

How Medical Bills Harm Us All
New Republic (Uwe Reinhardt)

Is the Growing Uber-Economy a Threat to Small Businesses?
Gallup (Alan Krueger)

Bilderberg conference: attendees dodge the press as secretive meeting ends
The Guardian (Stephen Kotkin)

Guest column: Marshall Plan bears lessons for today
The Advocate (John Ikenberry)

Comey hearing's bottom line: We can't trust Trump
CNN by Julian Zelizer

Why Ottawa should bail out homebuyers if house prices tank
Maclean’s (Atif Mian)

How GOP Senators Question James Comey Could Make Or Break Their Reputation
Huffington Post (Julian Zelizer)

Economists support Trump's pick to lead White House economic council
The Hill (Alan Krueger)

A political Super Bowl? Comey-Trump showdown consumes Washington
Philadelphia Inquirer (Julian Zelizer)

Ex-Princeton U. president, ex-Merck CEO: Trump's war on science threatens U.S. prosperity (Shirley Tilghman)