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February 17, 2019

ASU Now
The honors thesis being developed by a group of interdisciplinary Barrett, The Honors College students, detailing the socioeconomic effects of the introduction of solar technology to rural communities in Belize, is already having real-world impact.

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February 5, 2019

KJZZ
Dramatic political disagreements have continued in 2019, with Democratic control of the U.S. House leading to more head-to-head battles.

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January 31, 2019

ASU Now
Nadine Strossen, Judge Michael Mukasey debate abortion, discuss how to speak civilly across the political divide at ASU event.

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January 24, 2019

ASU Now
Your strengths are your weaknesses. Take more risks. And reach out to the margins of society. That is how we can bring a deeply divided country back together again.

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December 18, 2018

KJZZ
The quest for civil discussion — disagreeing without being disagreeable, as the old saying goes — is an ongoing effort.

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December 3, 2018

The Daily Signal
Paul Carrese, Founding Director, was featured in the Dec 3 2018 podcast of The Daily Signal, produced by the Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C - full episode accessible at www.countable.us/articles/16538-podcast-importance-civics-education.

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November 19, 2018

KJZZ
The co-hosts of the Pollsters podcast Kristen Soltis Anderson and Margie Omero were at ASU last week for a post-election analysis presented by the university’s School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership.

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November 13, 2018

ASU Now
It’s official: Arizona is now a battleground state. This, according to Margie Omero, one half of the “The Pollsters” podcast duo rounded out by Kristen Soltis Anderson.

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November 7, 2018

AZ Family
Both Republicans and Democrats can learn from retiring Sen. Jeff Flake’s recent "Washington Post" op-ed piece, says an Arizona State University professor teaching civility in politics.

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November 6, 2018

Arizona PBS
Politics has always been considered a rough and tumble field, but the coarseness in politics has reached levels not seen before in recent times.

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September 13, 2018

Deseret News
Students are failing to learn how to engage the arguments they hate, which puts all of us at risk, according to First Amendment scholars, policymakers and university professors.

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July 29, 2018

The Journal of the Witherspoon Institute
Is the American project doomed because the Enlightenment liberal philosophy on which it is based contains such contradictions that today’s social and political failures were inevitable?

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April 9, 2018

Weekly Standard
"How many of you drive for a living?

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April 8, 2018

The State Press
Guilt by association has long been regarded as a foolish and unfair way to pass judgement on anything, be it a person, a program or a particular activity.

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April 6, 2018

ASU Now
For a lot of students, spring break is a time to recharge and enjoy the benefits of a few carefree days before the storm surge of year-end deadlines hits. For 12 accomplished students from the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, t

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April 4, 2018

ASU Now
Steven Pinker has a message for all those standing at the ready, poised to raise the doomsday alarm at a moment’s notice: Not so fast. In his new book, “Enlightenment Now” (which Bill Gates has declared his “favorite book of all time”), the Harvar

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April 3, 2018

National Review
he Federal Higher Education Act has a provision for channeling grants to programs in the American Founding and other such outré subjects. One can’t say the Republicans lack ideas about spending other people’s money.

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April 2, 2018

The State Press
David Marino leveled serious charges against the ASU school I direct in his State Press column.

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March 19, 2018

The Chronicle of Higher Education
I am the founding director of the School of Civic & Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University so harshly criticized in Peter Brooks’ essay “When Faculty Had Power” (The Chronicle Review, March 11).

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March 18, 2018

The State Press
It’s been an interesting first year for ASU’s School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership. The school, which launched in spring 2017, is dedicated to “inspiring leadership and statesmanship for the common good." But the school's

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