Graphiti: Social Media and the Iowa Caucus

The team at Oh My Gov made these predictions the day of the Iowa caucuses: If Iowa Republican caucus-goers follow the trend shown… Read More

Graphiti: Income Inequality Edition

Over at his blog, Mike Sances investigates the claim that the Occupy Wall Street protests have made concerns about economic inequality an… Read More

This Week in Political Science: Money Edition

A central demand of the Occupy Wall Street protests — and among Americans generally — is to ‘take the money out of politics‘. Read More

This Week in Political Science

RETIREMENT. This week the New York Times reported that Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), who caucuses with the Democrats, has been speaking with previous contender Linda… Read More

This Week in Political Science

NEGATIVE ADVERTISING: As the campaign for the Republican presidential nomination continues to heat up, we can expect more websites like “this one”:http://www.whichmitt.com/ and advertisements like… Read More

This Week in Political Science: Divisive Primary Edition

The “Niggerhead” incident and related mudslinging among the GOP presidential candidates prompts the question: how competitive is too competitive when it comes to primaries?… Read More

This Week in Political Science

THE DEFICIT  SUPER COMMITTEE.  A few weeks ago, the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction began meeting for the first time. However, recently journalists reported… Read More

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In honor of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Wired Magazine visualizes the uncertainty around the true number of Iraqi casualties since… Read More

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Source: Paul Peterson, William Howell and Martin West in Education Next. The dislike of… Read More

This Week in Political Science

ANATOMY OF THE 9/11 RALLY EFFECT. The increase in support for the president and government in the wake of crisis is known as a “rally… Read More