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    Voter Anger and the 2016 Presidential Election

    George Mason University hosted a symposium to honor the memory and scholarship of the late Susan Tolchin, a professor emerita in the institution’s Schar School of Policy and Government. Professor…

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    The Politics of Climate Change

    Professor Theda Skocpol, a former president of the American Political Science Association, spoke to students at the University of Tulsa about the politics of climate change. She presented highlights from her…

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    The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism

    Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson present a study of the tea party movement. The authors examine several, regional tea party chapters and report that tea party supporters are predominantly…

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    Lessons from the Tea Party Movement

    Theda Skocpol and Peter Maer talked about the impact of the Tea Party movement on politics and public policy.

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    American Democracy in an Age of Rising Inequality

    Panelists talked about the effects of economic disparities on American democracy. Among the specific topics addressed were recent trends in economic disparity, the role of income and wealth…

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    The Missing Middle

    Professor Skocpol and others talked about her latest book The Missing Middle: Working Families and the Future of American Social Policy, published by W.W. Norton. The author argues that…

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    Democratic Party Future Part 1

    Participants including Senators, journalists, scholars and policy experts discussed how the Democratic Party can create a new agenda to unite a majority of U.S. citizens to promote more…

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    Politics of Economic Distress in 1996

    Panelists discussed how economic distress would affect the 1996 congressional and presidential campaign. They also examined how the media and corporate interests de-emphasized this factor…

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