U of M's Matt Luttig's, political science PhD candidate, compares public political attitudes with inequality trends, unpacking the issue of redistribution in the New York Times article, "Has Obamacare Turned Voters Against Sharing the Wealth?"
At a forum at University of Minnesota, panelists examined the reasons behind the unrest in Ferguson and the lessons that can be gleaned. Professor of African American and African studies Rose Brewer comments.
There's traditionally been a shortage of voters in the under-30 crowd. New media and journalism professor Seth Lewis suggests that political messages are now reaching the younger generation through engagement of online political messaging.
Political science student Abeer Syedah authored a proposal that faculty provide a warning to students in class and on the syllabus about material that could trigger traumatic reactions. Gender, women, and sexuality studies graduate student Angela Carter comments.