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Milanovic recently spoke with the GC about inequality and globalization, including why the latter “should neither be worshipped nor vilified — it is not going to transform the world into a world of plenty or a conflict-free Arcadia.” Read more
On April 21, Bloomberg Radio visited the Graduate Center to interview the GC’s Paul Krugman and Heath Brown on a range of topics, from Trump’s “false solution” on trade tariffs to the influence of lobbying money in politics. Read more
Professor Sujatha Fernandes (GC/Queens, Sociology) recently published an essay in The Nation that explored how improving Cuba’s telecommunications infrastructure could build upon the nation’s existing cultures of connectivity. Read more
Professor Heath Brown (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) was recently interviewed in Salon about the outsized influemce of Republican billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch.
An essay by Distinguished Professor Richard Alba (Sociology) asserting the inaccuracy of an impending “white minority” has sparked ample commentary in The American Prospect, which published four essays in response. Read more
Research by the GC’s Luxembourg Income Study Center figures prominently in the 2016 Poverty and Inequality Report, an influential publication released by the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality this week. Read more
CNN en Español and the GC’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies have announced a partnership to provide exclusive research on Latino voters in America, who could play an instrumental role in electing the next president.
In an essay for Salon, Professor Alyson Cole (GC/Queens, Political Science) examines concerns about “victim culture,” why such fears have surfaced now, and how they thwart free speech and political progress. Read more
In a new Salon.com feature, Professor Corey Robin (GC/Brooklyn, Political Science) interviews Brooklyn College’s Moustafa Bayoumi about the profound changes ushered in by the “War on Terror” — legal, political, and cultural. Read more
Professor Merih Uctum (GC/Brooklyn, Economics) lent her considerable expertise to New York State last month, analyzing economic and revenue forecasts before the Board of Economic Advisors of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee. Read more