Taking the pulse of local politics

Asya Magazinnik finds disparate implementation of national policies in jurisdictions across the United States.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Political Science • mit
Nov. 19, 2020 ~8 min

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Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes

Surveys spanning recent decades also reveal geographic differences and gender gap in economic views.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
May 16, 2019 ~7 min

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Mens et Manus America panelists analyze U.S. immigration policy | MIT News

Experts cite immigration as engine of U.S. success, lament human damage done by current policies, and see signs of hope.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
Feb. 21, 2018 ~9 min

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Jessica Myers: Liberté, Égalité, Sécurité | MIT News

A novel thesis in the form of a podcast gives voice to issues of security and identity in New York and Paris.

Michael Blanding | School of Architecture and Planning • mit
July 10, 2017 ~7 min

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3 Questions: Justin Steil on the Trump administration travel ban | MIT News

Assistant professor of urban studies and planning argues immigration is good for the U.S. and that President Trump's executive order threatens national security.

Michelle Nhuch | Center for International Studies • mit
July 7, 2017 ~11 min

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Endowing cells with new abilities | MIT News

PhD student Fahim Farzadfard engineers cells to record “memories” of past events.

Dara Farhadi | MIT News correspondent • mit
June 20, 2017 ~7 min

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3 Questions: How political science contributes to national policies on immigration and military conflict | MIT News

Political theorist John Tirman discusses immigration and identity, and measuring the true costs of war.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
May 22, 2017 ~10 min

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The U.S. and Mexico: What’s the way forward? | MIT News

MIT event offers look at how U.S.-Mexico relations could revive.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
May 15, 2017 ~6 min

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Shaping public policy in the nation's capital | MIT News

Alumni continue an enduring tradition of MIT service.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
April 12, 2017 ~11 min

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Vivek Bald awarded Levitan Prize in the Humanities, named Whiting Public Engagement Fellow | MIT News

Both awards support Bald's research-based media projects on South Asian American communities.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
March 10, 2017 ~6 min

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