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Stevenson discusses state of inflation

Nov 14, 2022 Bloomberg
Betsey Stevenson, Bloomberg: "I certainly thought what we saw was good news. And it's good news because we're seeing inflation start to slow. And we know we've got a ways to go but, we're seeing things moving in the right direction. The thing that's...
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Stall in student debt relief significant for Detroiters - Hanson

Nov 13, 2022 WXYZ
Jonathan Hanson, WXYZ: “This court decision is really quite significant because it ordered the administration to halt the whole process. For now everyone who’s applied for loan forgiveness has to wait for this process to unfold. Student debt is an...
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Bednar's analysis of the roles of federalism

Nov 10, 2022 Council on Foreign Relations
Jenna Bednar, Council on Foreign Relations: "What’s the function of federalism? Why do we have it? And some people think about, well, federalism is for allocation—that is, to harmonize access to resources or maybe even just administrative...
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Wolfers analyzes latest CPI report

Nov 10, 2022 AlterNet
Justin Wolfers, AlterNet: "This is a very encouraging inflation report. There’s a good chance that inflation has peaked, and is now turning...
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Ostfeld analyzes views of Latino Republican voters

Nov 9, 2022 NBC News
Mara Ostfeld, NBC News: "Latino Republican voters appear more progressive than white Republican voters on key issues like abortion and climate change, according to NBC News exit polls. While they are like-minded on some issues, there are significant...
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Ali weighs in on Putin, state of war in Ukraine

Nov 8, 2022 HuffPost
Javed Ali, HuffPost: "It just reinforces the perception of who Putin is and how sort of diabolical this strategy of his is, and the list of potential war crimes keeps getting longer. If Russia isn’t already a pariah country, it would absolutely...
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Lantz discusses role of abortion in high voter turnout

Nov 8, 2022 Exame
Paula Lantz, Exame: "In the US, where there is a historic emphasis on freedom and the limits of government intrusion in freedom of religion and expression, it is difficult to defend that the State should interfere in a personal and individual...
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U-M provost appoints dean search advisory committee

Nov 8, 2022
Today, University of Michigan Provost Laurie McCauley announced the appointment of the advisory committee that will assist her in the search for the next Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. The committee is...
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Parthasarathy discusses implications of Large Language Models

Nov 7, 2022
Large Language Models (LLMs) are artificial intelligence tools that can read, summarize and translate texts and predict future words in a sentence letting them generate sentences similar to how humans talk and write. Shobita Parthasarathy, professor...
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El-Sayed discusses the effectiveness of Obama's midterm remarks

Nov 5, 2022 The New Republic
Abdul El-Sayed, The New Republic: "Obama in his remarks reminds Democrats of how to “hit back”—how to remind Americans that beyond the “inflation” talking points are real people living real lives—and that Republican plans would simply make their...
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Stevenson analyzes hiring trends

Nov 4, 2022 AP News
Betsey Stevenson, AP News: "Employers continue to be worried that it’s going to be harder to hire tomorrow than today, so that actually suggests they don’t see a recession on the...
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Getting out the vote in style

Nov 3, 2022
Installations at the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) and the Duderstadt Center (the Dude) on North Campus are aimed at increasing voter turnout among U-M students. The spaces were designed by the Creative Campus Voting Project, a...
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Hanson weighs in on competitive, newly-drawn districts

Nov 3, 2022 Michigan Advance
Jonathan Hanson, Michigan Advance: "There’s going to be a lot of competitive races in new districts. I find that lack of predictability very refreshing. … I’m just ready to see what...
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Weiser Diplomacy Center announces new diplomacy fellows

Nov 3, 2022
The Weiser Diplomacy Center (WDC) is excited to announce four impressive recipients of the 2022 WDC fellowship.  The four 2022 fellows, Jacob Gillis (MPP ’24), Gerardo A. Méndez Gutiérrez (MPP ’24), Gabriel Sylvan (MPP ’24), and Oieshi Saha (MPP...
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Levitsky compares post-election protests in US and Brazil

Nov 2, 2022 Folha de S. Paulo
Melvyn Levitsky, Folha de S. Paulo: "It's normal to have protests. But acts like the ones that happened in the U.S., fueled by public figures who appropriate people's emotions and encourage violence, are a real threat in our times. That's what I saw...
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Ali comments on arrest of alleged 'boogaloo' members

Nov 2, 2022 AP News
Javed Ali, AP News: The federal government’s actions could reflect different people in the boogaloo movement “getting closer to violence,” said Javed Ali, an associate professor at the University of Michigan and a former senior U.S. government...
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El-Sayed dives into the evolution of misinformation

Nov 1, 2022 America Dissected
Abdul El-Sayed, America Dissected: "Today, millions of Americans have yet to receive a first dose of a safe, effective vaccine that has saved millions of lives, all because they’ve been victims of the virality of information. And that leaves them...
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Levitsky predicts efficacy of Brazilian President-elect Lula

Nov 1, 2022 The Dialogue
Melvyn Levitsky, The Dialogue: “Lula has attained almost mythical status among the lower-middle and lower classes in Brazil. His rise from poverty to trade union leader to president of Brazil in addition to popular programs to keep kids in school...