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Posts from 2016

Remembrance: Professor Allan P. Sindler

By Dean Henry E. Brady

The Goldman School of Public Policy mourns the passing of Emeritus Professor Allan P. Sindler in October 2015. Professor Sindler was Dean of the Graduate School of Public Policy (now the Goldman School of Public Policy) from 1977 to 1987. Professor Sindler’s scholarly work on race and politics followed the … More

Op-Ed Why does Bernie Sanders want to increase income inequality?

By Robert J. Birgeneau

A supporter of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a sign at Sanders' first campaign rally in Michigan. (Bill Pugliano / Getty Images) Free tuition at public colleges and universities — it's a rallying cry in Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, and it sounds like an ef… More

A seat for everyone at the table

By Henry E. Brady and Kay Lehman Schlozman

Concerns about economic inequality have become more and more prominent over the past few years. Occupy Wall Street drew attention to it.  Economists have dissected it. Politicians ranging from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-vt.) to Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) have proposed remedies for it.  What is m… More

Dan Kammen Named US Science Envoy

The US State Department annonced the appointment of Professor Dan Kammen as US science envoy. The program showcases science and tehcnology as engines of progress and economic growth, and as tools of diplomacy.  "I am keen to assist the impressive suite of engagements that the State Department is already doin… More