A Vanishing Act

BLUF: The American middle class, while still in existence, has dramatically changed over the decades. What once worked well for achieving household success no longer guarantees security —…

Federalism in Violence: Part II

This analysis was featured in Critical State, a weekly newsletter from Inkstick Media and The World. Subscribe here. Last week, Critical State looked at how the distance between national…

Federalism in Violence: Part I

This analysis was featured in Critical State, a weekly newsletter from Inkstick Media and The World. Subscribe here. When the state makes up its sovereign mind to do some repressing, it is…

Peacekeeping Work: Part II

This analysis was featured in Critical State, a weekly newsletter from Inkstick Media and The World. Subscribe here. This week on Deep Dive, we’ll continue our look at some of the recent…

The Unfollowing

BLUF: Several studies have shown that Americans feel more polarized than ever. Unfriending/unfollowing on social media based on civil, dissenting opinions may contribute to deepening that…

Peacekeeping Work: Part I

A political science Voltron came together recently. Three of the world’s leading scholars on peacekeeping, Barbara Walter, Lise Morje Howard, and Page Fortna, wrote a major article in…

Disinfo Wars: Part II

This analysis was featured in Critical State, a weekly newsletter from Inkstick Media and The World. Subscribe here. Last week, Critical State looked at new research on whether…

Disinfo Wars: Part I

It’s a real epistemological mess out there. The US president is tweeting wild lies about the election, and because Twitter refuses to ban him from the platform, it’s some poor…

Getting at the Vote: Part II

Last week, Deep Dive deep dove into why countries choose to expand and contract voting access among diaspora communities. Of course, actual ballots aren’t the only things political parties…

Getting at the Vote: Part I

This analysis was featured in Critical State, a weekly newsletter from Inkstick Media and The World. Subscribe here. If you’re reading this on your phone while waiting in a long line to…

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