Stories about "News and politics"
Friday, November 18, 2022 12:56 pm
What the pundits got wrong, why a new same-sex marriage law doesn't make constitutional sense, and why election denying isn't a strong strategy;.
Bates economist’s new research sees a shift in what young Americans want from the federal government
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 9:14 am
As they’ve experienced the pandemic young American voters have shifting notions of what they want from the federal government, according to new research co-authored by Bates Associate Professor of Economics Sandra Goff. But just what they want remains to be seen.
Friday, May 20, 2022 1:37 pm
A visit by White House economist Cecilia Rouse underscores work by Bates economics students and faculty to bring women into a historically male-dominated field.
Friday, April 1, 2022 1:16 pm
How the legacy of a piece of office furniture mirrors the responsibilities of representing Maine in Washington, DC.
Friday, March 11, 2022 2:20 pm
What does Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake have to do with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine? That and other answers from Bates faculty members with expertise in the issues at play in the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Friday, January 22, 2021 12:25 pm
Recovering our damaged democracy does not “come through any blind call for unity." Plus, the events of Jan. 6 may, in fact, be who we really are.
Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:40 pm
In a time of crisis, a college newspaper can do more than inform, says Paolella, editor-in-chief of The Bates Student. "It keeps the community together."
Friday, November 13, 2020 11:59 am
Five members of the politics department offer a 11 post-election insights, including whether Trump’s refusal to concede threatens “even a most minimalist definition of democracy.”
Friday, November 6, 2020 10:52 am
Regardless of who ends up in the White House, the 2020 election may have "revealed who we are as a country.”
Thursday, November 5, 2020 3:55 pm
Stories go beyond ballots and candidates to capture feelings of pride and responsibility — and a deep awareness of what it means to protect one's vote.