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Vanderbilt Expert Predicted Rise of White Nationalism in 2002

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Vanderbilt University political scientist Carol Swain predicted the rise of the white nationalism, seen by many as the foundation of the alt-right movement, 14 years ago in her book, The New White Nationalism in America: Its Challenge to Integration. “The alt-right is not a new development. It is an effort to rebrand the white nationalism I described in 2002, as a more intellectual movement that uses social science data, rhetoric and civil rights laws to advance its agenda,” Swain, professor of political science and of law, says.

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Thanksgiving Conversation Survival Guide Post-Election

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Preparing dinner for a house packed with hungry family members on Thanksgiving Day can be stressful enough, but pepper it with conversation about politics and the 2016 election earlier this month, and the day could spoil easily.

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Can President-Elect Donald Trump Boost the U.S. With New Public Works Projects? SJSU Expert Examines Past Projects and Looks Ahead.

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Political Scientist for Commentary on Sessions, Pompeo, and Other Trump Nominations

Case Western Reserve University political scientist Justin Buchler is available to comment on Trump's transition.

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Moderates, Not Extremists, Swung the Election for Trump

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Populism, Sexism and Nationalism Pair Trump and Abe

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8 Ways to Advance Social Justice After the U.S. Election

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Here are eight ideas, for ways to support social justice where government policy may denigrate it.

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Keeping Post-Election Peace at Holiday Gatherings

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Support for Democracy Linked to Income Inequality

Voter satisfaction with democracy may have less to do with who actually wins an election and more to do with income inequality, or the gap between rich and poor, indicates a new study by Michigan State University political scientists.

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How to Navigate Politics at Thanksgiving

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Impact of Trump Presidency on Environment, Energy

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Study Could Explain Mechanism Behind Polling Errors in Clinton-Trump Election

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A new study by an economics professor at the University of Arkansas could explain one mechanism driving polling errors in the presidential election: Voters show an increasing disparity between who they are and are not willing to publicly support.

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Vanderbilt Expert: Meeting with Russia Early in Presidency Would Be a Mistake

Media Note: Vanderbilt has a 24/7 TV and radio studio. The studio is free for Vanderbilt experts, other than reserving fiber time. More information » There might be a temptation, but it would be a “big mistake” for President-elect Donald Trump to meet with Vladimir Putin of Russia early in his administration, says Vanderbilt presidential historian Tom Schwartz.

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Presidential Transitions Expert John Burke can discuss why Trump transition like no other, coming into a highly polarized situation

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Salisbury Expert Can Discuss Impact of President-Elect Trump’s Bannon Appointment on Media

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Paris, China, Refugees, Coal, ISIS, Campaign, Russia, Economy and More: University of Vermont Experts Weigh in on Trump’s First 100 Days.

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Foremost Presidential Transitions Expert Talks Trump

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Every four years, John Burke, the John G. McCullough Professor of Political Science, is in high demand as the foremost expert on presidential transitions. His book Presidential Transitions: From Politics to Practice about the Carter, Reagan, Bush Sr., and Clinton transitions is considered essential reading, as is his book on the G.W. Bush transition. But this year’s presidential election has been anything but traditional, and Burke, currently the associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has plenty to say about it.

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Trump Victory Shows Racial Justice Movement Needs Better Storytellers

Striking racial divides in the 2016 election serve as a reminder that racially charged narratives still have a powerful hold on the American mindset. If the left is to compete in future elections, it must learn to tell competing narratives that build coalitions around racial justice, says political scholar Clarissa Hayward.

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George Washington University Has Experts Available to Discuss Policy and Cultural Impact of the U.S. Presidential Transition

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Joel Benenson, Stephanie Cutter, Brian Baker, and More on Election 2016—Live Streamed Conference at NYU Florence, Nov. 14-15

Joel Benenson and Stephanie Cutter, senior strategists for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, and Brian Baker, who led a super PAC in support of Donald Trump, will be among the speakers at “Inside American Politics,” a Nov. 14-15 conference in Florence at NYU’s Villa La Pietra.







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