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William Darity

William Darity

William A. Darity Jr. served as director of the Institute of African American Research, director of the Moore Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program, director of the Undergraduate Honors Program in economics, and director of Graduate Studies at the University of North Carolina. Darity’s research focuses on inequality by race, class and ethnicity, stratification economics, schooling and […]

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Stan Sporkin

Stan Sporkin

Formerly a partner with the international law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Judge Stanley Sporkin (retired) recently became a sole practitioner as part of his new role as leader of BP’s Ombudsman Program. Judge Sporkin’s practice consists of counseling parties in SEC, Corporate Governance and Litigation Matters. Because of his judicial background, he acts […]

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Marian R. Chertow

Marian R. Chertow

Marian Chertow is a professor of industrial environmental management at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Her research and teaching focus on industrial ecology, business/environment issues, waste management, and urban/industrial studies. Primary research interests are: (1) industrial symbiosis involving geographically based exchanges of materials, energy, water and wastes within networks of businesses; (2) […]

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Stephen Ansolabehere

Stephen Ansolabehere

Stephen Ansolabehere is Professor of Government at Harvard University.  His academic research focuses on U. S. elections, media, and representation, with particular emphasis on political advertising, campaign finance, redistricting.   He has an additional research interest in public attitudes toward energy  use and development.  He consults with CBS News, is contributing editor of The Boston […]

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Alexander Perera

Alexander Perera

Alex Perera is the Director of Renewable Energy Initiatives for MEP and is helping to lead WRI’s expanding work in renewable energy. Alex has led successful collaboration projects with multinationals in the manufacturing, retail, and technology sectors to scale use of renewable energy and energy efficiency. He is also leading work to develop and scale […]

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Lorraine C. Minnite

Lorraine C. Minnite is Associate Professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration, and director of the Undergraduate Urban Studies Program at Rutgers University-Camden.  Her research is concerned with issues of inequality, social and racial justice, political conflict and institutional change.  She is the author and co-author of two books on electoral rules and […]

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Kierán Suckling

Kierán Suckling

Kierán Suckling is a founder and the executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. He has led the Center from its beginnings in 1989 as a local New Mexico environmental group, to its current position as a national legal powerhouse battling to protect endangered species, wild places, and a safe, stable climate. With undergraduate […]

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Timothy Canova

Timothy Canova

Timothy Canova Canova’s research crosses the disciplines of law, public finance, economics, and history. He was an early critic of financial deregulation and warned of the dangers of the bubble economy. He has authored more than two dozen articles and book chapters, including articles in the Harvard Law & Policy Review, American Journal of Economics […]

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Teresa Ghilarducci

Teresa Ghilarducci

Teresa Ghilarducci is a labor economist and nationally recognized expert in retirement security. Ghilarducci joined The New School in 2008 after 25 years as a professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame and 10 years as director of the school’s Higgins Labor Research Center. As an author, her most recent book – When […]

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Bernd Blossey

Bernd Blossey

Bernd Blossey is an ecological generalist with wide ranging interests (plants, birds, insects, mammals, amphibians) in aquatic and terrestrial systems. His academic training is in ecology, particularly entomology and limnology but with a focus on applied entomology. He is particularly intrigued by potential ecosystem effects associated with increase and decline of invasive plants species in […]

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Michael Marx

Michael Marx

Michael Marx is the Director of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Oil Campaign, which seeks to accelerate the United States’ transition to a clean and sustainable transportation future. Michael received his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he taught organizational behavior in the business school. He was a management consultant for 10 years to Fortune […]

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Sanjay Reddy

Sanjay Reddy

Sanjay G. Reddy is an Associate Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research. His areas of work include development economics, international economics, and economics and philosophy. Professor Reddy possesses a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University, an M.Phil. in social anthropology from the University of Cambridge, and an A.B. in applied mathematics […]

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Caroline Fredrickson
Caroline Fredrickson

Caroline Fredrickson

Caroline Fredrickson joined ACS in 2009 and currently serves as the President. Prior to assuming leadership at ACS, Caroline served as the director of the ACLU’s Washington Legislative Office and as General Counsel and Legal Director of NARAL Pro-Choice America. In addition, Caroline was Chief of Staff to Sen. Maria Cantwell and Deputy Chief of […]

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Heidi Hartmann

Heidi Hartmann

Heidi Hartmann is the President of the Washington-based Institute for Women’s Policy Research, a scientific research organization that she founded in 1987 to meet the need for women-centered, policy-oriented research. Dr. Hartmann is a Research Professor at The George Washington University. Dr. Hartmann has published numerous articles in journals and books and her work has […]

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Aziz Huq

Aziz Huq

Aziz Huq earned his BA summa cum laude in International Studies and French from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1996 and JD from Columbia Law School in 2001, where he was awarded the John Ordronaux Prize (awarded to the graduating student with the highest GPA). He clerked for Judge Robert D. Sack of […]

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Watching the New York State government in Albany is like watching a car crash into a wall in slow motion.

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Richard Brodsky
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Rob Richie
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As we approach the midterm elections, many analysts are suggesting that our usually low midterm turnout — averaging abo

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Lisa Danetz
August 25, 2014

In 2008, as the state of Missouri was poised to adopt a constitutional amendment to require documentary proof of citizenship


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Justin Levitt
August 6, 2014

Voter ID laws are back in the news once again, with two new opinions from the Wisconsin Supreme Court late last week dealing

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Benjamin Todd Jealous
February 21, 2014

The whispers are traveling around progressive circles from Atlanta to Washington: Georgia might go blue by 2020 or even 20


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Judith Browne-Dianis
August 27, 2013

Rosanell Eaton, age 92, was one of the first African-Americans to vote in North Carolina — even as the state tried its

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Benjamin Todd Jealous
August 26, 2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is facing what may be his second major defeat in as many weeks.


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“Florida Lawmakers Approve Overhaul of State’s Problem-Ridden Voting Process” (news article, May 4) paints a sunny pict

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Barry Fadem
November 5, 2012

In Brief:

FairVote’s Monopoly Politics 2012 report, published in July 2012, projected the outcomes of over 75 percen


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Robert Kuttner
September 30, 2012

Monday evening is the second of four debates between Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown for a Massachusetts Senate seat that co

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Nathaniel Persily
August 31, 2012

In the space of two weeks, two different courts have come to two different results in evaluating the legality of two similar


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Michael J. Malbin
July 31, 2012

Professor Michael Malbin participates in a panel discussing Citizens United, the effectiveness of increased spending on elect

Lawrence Norden
July 27, 2012

Lawrence Norden discusses new voting laws in 19 states could keep millions of Americans from voting for president in November


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Nathaniel Persily
July 8, 2012

At this point in a closely fought presidential campaign, pundits and pollsters are checking their guts and sifting through

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Lorraine C. Minnite
July 1, 2012

 
I have been asked by attorneys for petitioners in this case to offer an opinion as to whether photo
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Private: Bob Edgar
June 27, 2012

“Voter ID, which is going to allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania — Done”
In that single

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Richard Pildes
June 26, 2012

Instead of making elections mandatory, we should make them more competitive.


Judith Brown Dianis discusses the state of Florida’s move to purge names off their voter rolls on Politics Nation, June 14t

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June 5, 2012

What are the Koch Brothers role in Florida’s war on voting – and will Gov.


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Myrna Perez
June 4, 2012

Local election administrators form the front line in protecting voters from disenfranchisement.

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Myrna Perez
May 21, 2012

Florida does not have a good track record with voter purges.


Pamela Smith
May 16, 2012

Pamela Smith presents introductory remarks for “Is America Ready to Vote On the Internet? Concerns for National Security”

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Zephyr Teachout
April 20, 2012

New York’s presidential primary will take place too late to influence who becomes the Republican nominee, but state re


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Erika L. Wood
April 5, 2012

Last spring, Florida made some changes to its election law.

Wendy R. Weiser
March 14, 2012

Ms. Weiser discusses Voter ID Laws and the  moves by 2 Wisconsin judges and the U.S.


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Justin Levitt
January 3, 2012

The 2011 holiday season brought plenty of election-related tidings, of comfort and joy to some and consternation to others.


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Keesha Gaskins
December 13, 2011

Last week, Paul Schurick, the campaign manager for former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich, was convicted of two counts of

Lawrence Norden
November 15, 2011

Lawrence Norden discusses the voting law changes that are currently taking place in many states throughout the U.S.


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Page Gardner
November 10, 2011

One year out from the 2012 election and new quantitative and qualitative research makes it very clear — next year will

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Lawrence Norden
June 17, 2011

On Monday, the state Legislature passed Gov.


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Justin Levitt
June 14, 2011

With ballooning deficits and substantial unemployment among the urgent problems confronting the states, many state legislatur

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Tova Andrea Wang
November 1, 2010

Every election year, politicians and citizen activists charge that voter fraud permeates the system.


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October 12, 2010

Keesha Gaskins discusses the relationship between voting and the social contract at a Movement Building Session at Headwaters

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Justin Levitt
March 3, 2010

Karl Rove has lately been broadcasting the importance of downballot elections in places with names like Brushy Creek.


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Tova Andrea Wang
February 3, 2010

Just in time for the new year and new legislative sessions, the voter identification and proof-of-citizenship trains have res

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Myrna Perez
November 9, 2009

Latinos in Port Chester, New York, have a new and exciting opportunity to make their voices heard.


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Lawrence Norden
October 29, 2009

Elections in Ohio can produce controversy that is sometimes corrosive to the public’s perception of the integrity of ou

Rob Richie
November 5, 2008

Rob Richie discusses flaws in our voting system on Real News, November 11th, 2008.


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Lawrence Lessig
October 20, 2008

THROUGHOUT this election season, Americans have used the extraordinary capacity of digital technologies to capture and respon

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September 27, 2007

Pamela Smith discusses transparency in elections at the Post Election Audit Summit sponsored by The American Statistical Soci


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Lawrence Norden
June 13, 2007

 
As the presidential candidates’ ramp up their campaigns, it’s hard to resist asking, ‘can’t gi