What happens in an election between a leftist academic economist and a far-right, anti-immigrant populist? Austria just answered this question, and the economist won! In a result leaning against recent right wing victories, Green Partier Alexander Van Der Bellen defeated populist Norbert Hofer in the Austrian presidential elections. This is not to say that this […]
Photo Credit: Nina SubinRon Chernow is a best-selling author and recipient of a Pulitzer Prize in 2011 for his biography of George Washington. His biography of Alexander Hamilton served as the source material for the Broadway musical “Hamilton.”Much of your early work focused on financial history. Are there any lessons that are particularly relevant to […]
The #NoDAPL protests have grown in size and scope this fall, but what exactly is the Dakota Access Pipeline and what are the larger impacts of this proposed project? Learn more about the nuances of its construction with this update from the BPR Media Team.Video by Misbah Noorani, Katie Scheibal, and Deja Todman.
In March 2016, Governor Pat McCrory of North Carolina signed House Bill 2, which required that individuals use the restrooms that corresponded to the gender they were assigned at birth, spurring a national discussion about gender and restroom usage.Democrats and progressives argue that the bill in effect discriminates against transgender individuals who wish to use […]
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Every four years, the Democratic Party gathers together to nominate a candidate for President and unify around a single party platform, here’s how it works.
The Rhode Island government recently signed RhodeWorks, a new initiative to repair over 600 bridges and roads in Rhode Island by investing in transportation infrastructure, into law. While the plan’s main source of funding, tolling large trucks, was met with mixed response, most parties agree that Rhode Island’s infrastructure is in a dangerous state of […]
Learn more about the pros and cons associated with taking unpaid internships with this update from the BPR Media Team.Video by Zack Goldstein, Misbah Noorani & Drew To
As it spreads across the Americas, Zika is greatly affecting politics and development. Learn more about the virus and its impact on Brazil with this infographic from the BPR Media Team.