Topic: politics

David Cameron, who served as prime minister to the UK from 2010-2016, gave a lecture, “Contemporary Global Challenges: Where Do We Go From Here?", at Brown University on Monday, March 20, 2017. A moderated Q&A session with Brown University President Christina Paxson followed the lecture.

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David Cameron discusses international rise of populism

March 21, 2017 0 comments

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron delivered a lecture Monday in the latest iteration of the Ogden Lectureship.

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Cardoso ’19: What Democrats can learn from the Portuguese

March 15, 2017 0 comments

The Democratic National Committee concluded its selection process for its new national chairperson by electing Tom Perez ’83 P’18

University professor, Providence councilwoman discuss female activism

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University professor, Providence councilwoman discuss female activism

March 15, 2017 0 comments

Matos and Francoise Hamlin talked about their perspectives on women taking political action at an event.

Columns, Opinions

Colby ’20: Learning from the plight of Republicans

March 8, 2017 0 comments

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-WI, made the imprudent decision to travel up to Providence, Rhode Island for a meeting with a local nonprofit, Year Up.

Columns, Opinions

Jacobs ’18: The narcissism of social media politics

March 7, 2017 0 comments

We’ve all seen social media’s power to catalyze political change by providing users with a platform to organize and share ideas.

Columns, Opinions

Johnson ’19: An even more political Oscars, please?

March 6, 2017 0 comments

The Oscars are meant to celebrate the art of film — but, of course, nothing can escape politics.

Paul Ryan’s RI visit on youth education programs elicits protests

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Paul Ryan’s RI visit on youth education programs elicits protests

March 2, 2017 0 comments

“Stop your lying, lyin’ Ryan!” chanted protesters as they greeted the Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, R-Wis, during his visit to the Ocean State.

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Vilsan ’19: West doesn’t know best

February 28, 2017 0 comments

We’ve all heard the soapbox speech before: The precarious governments of Eastern Europe have a lot to learn about organized democracy from Western states.

BPAC promotes progressive causes at grassroots level

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BPAC promotes progressive causes at grassroots level

February 27, 2017 0 comments

“In this kind of new age where you don’t have a Democratic president, what do the Brown Dems look like on campus?”

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Colby ’20: Reading between the dollar signs

February 23, 2017 0 comments

Every president, without fail, faces criticism for wasteful use of taxpayer money on extravagant vacations and excursions.