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Apr 20, 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 ...

Apr 20, 2017
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From Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to the looming federal budget negotiations, the 115th U.S. Congress currently has a full plate. What other challenges might today’s Congress face in the months ahead?

In this episode of Politics & Polls, Professor Sam Wang interviews Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ) about what’s...

Apr 18, 2017
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Today is Tax Day in the United States. Many U.S. residents struggle with the daunting task of preparing accurate income tax returns, or paying the necessary fees to do so — whether for the use of online software such as TurboTax, or a visit to an independent tax accountant.

For the past four years, local low-income clients at Trenton’s...

Apr 18, 2017
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Emerging democracies face all sorts of challenges, from ensuring freedom of the press to addressing human rights deficits. A fall 2016 graduate policy workshop, “Managing Elections in Fragile States,” took students more than 4,500 miles from Princeton, to research the successes and challenges of electoral processes in the Western Balkans —...

Apr 13, 2017
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Would you rather receive $100 today or $125 in three months? 

Recent studies show those at the lowest income levels typically choose the $100 now, favoring immediate rewards over larger, delayed payoffs. However, this type of short-term decision-making often leaves individuals worse off financially, making it increasingly difficult to...

Apr 13, 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 ...

Apr 13, 2017
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Last week, a chemical weapons attack killed dozens of Syrians, prompting President Donald Trump to launch 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles on a Syrian airbase. Meanwhile, concern about North Korea’s nuclear arsenal builds, with satellite images hinting at another detonation test.

Plus, there are ongoing national security issues: The scandal...

Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber
Apr 12, 2017
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

While the internet has undoubtedly been an unparalleled source of information and connection, it also has proven to be one of the most powerful tools for breaching privacy and security. 

Understanding the balance between privacy and security — and how it affects liberty and democracy — was the theme of the fourth ...

Apr 12, 2017
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With a final tally of 54 to 45, Judge Neil M. Gorsuch was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to become the 113th justice of the Supreme Court.

Justice Gorsuch’s confirmation puts an end to a yearlong saga regarding who would fill the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s vacant seat. It also fractured certain political conventions as Senate...

Apr 10, 2017

Senior Parnagian to Focus on US Underserved Communities through Fellowship

Princeton University...

Apr 6, 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 ...

Apr 6, 2017
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As the investigation into Russia’s interference with the 2016 U.S. election continues, President Donald Trump continues to call the story “fake news,” “phony,” and “a total scam,” mostly by way of Twitter. He also continues to try to change the conversation by making groundless allegations, particularly his claim that President Barack Obama...

Apr 4, 2017
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President Donald Trump welcomed Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to the White House on Monday, confirming that Egypt would find a “great friend and ally in the United States.” The meeting signals a shift in U.S.-Egyptian relations following years of tension between the two countries.

We discussed what renewing ties with Egypt will...