Topic: politics

Former Florida Governor and 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush spoke in front of a full Salomon Center on Wednesday, discussing topics such as immigration, education and socioeconomic mobility.

News, University News

Jeb Bush discusses U.S. political climate

April 26, 2018 0 comments

It has been only eight days since former Florida Governor and 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush lost his mother, Barbara Bush, and only five days since her funeral occurred.

Ban on ‘mitochondrial replacement’ dooms children, experts say

News, Science & Research

Ban on ‘mitochondrial replacement’ dooms children, experts say

April 25, 2018 0 comments

Nestled within the 2016 federal spending bill is a brief unrelated provision, or “rider,” which became law in December of 2015.

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Activist talks nuances of Black Lives Matter

April 20, 2018 0 comments

The speaker’s black t-shirt matched his baseball cap. The shirt read “UNARMED CIVILIAN.”

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Jeb Bush should speak, respect concerns misguided

April 11, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: I am writing in response to Brendan Sweeney’s ’19.5 April 10 op-ed “Why we must respect Jeb Bush’s right to speak.” I agree with both Mark Liang ’19 and Sweeney that Jeb Bush should be allowed to speak at Brown.

President of the American Enterprise Institute and New York Times columnist Arthur Brooks emphasized the importance of “warmheartedness” to reduce political polarization in the United States.

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Conservative economist talks polarization

April 10, 2018 0 comments

President of prominent right-wing thinktank the American Enterprise Institute and New York Times columnist Arthur Brooks spoke about uniting Americans in polarized times.

Columns, Opinions

Miller ’19: Award shows are partisan echo chambers

March 18, 2018 0 comments

On Sunday, March 4, the 90th Oscar award ceremony took place, featuring a star-studded guest list, much laughter, long speeches and, of course, politics.

Op-eds, Opinions

Boury ’20: Advocating for ideological diversity at Brown

March 15, 2018 0 comments

In 2001, newly instated President Ruth Simmons famously responded to controversy surrounding a racist advertisement in The Herald by stating that “it is easy enough to exist in a realm where everyone is like-minded and speaks only of unimportant matters. That’s easy. While comfort may be found in silence, truth cannot dwell there.”

Study finds most hosted speakers lean left politically

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Study finds most hosted speakers lean left politically

March 5, 2018 0 comments

A coalition of students, working under a group called SPEAK, published a report last Tuesday that found 94.5 percent of speakers invited to Brown lean left ideologically.

Op-eds, Opinions

August ’19, Rock ’19: Beware the PTP

March 5, 2018 0 comments

In response to recent debate about the Brown Political Theory Project, we feel the need to warn students that the PTP is not a center for “thriving intellectual discourse,” in the words of Daniel Shemano ’19.

Op-eds, Opinions

Shemano ’19: In defense of the Political Theory Project

March 2, 2018 0 comments

Over the past few months, we have seen the narrative that Brown’s PTP is a corrupted right-wing think tank at the mercy of the Koch brothers gain acceptance on campus.