U.S. elections have become more “unstable,” sometimes swinging in the opposite direction from the greater electorate’s preferences.
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Even when people believed Hillary Clinton would win the 2016 election, they did not use “she” to refer to the next president.
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Political science doctoral student Clara Vandeweerdt studies how identity shapes beliefs on complex political topics such as climate change.
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New book examines the past and future of Japanese intelligence services in a rapidly shifting world.
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Daron Acemoglu’s new book examines the battle between state and society, which occasionally produces liberal-democratic freedom.
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Study analyzes how networks can distort voters’ perceptions and change election results.
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Researchers find vast gains in productivity after countries democratize.
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Study uncovers language patterns that AI models link to factual and false articles; underscores need for further testing.
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