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Thomas Schaller, Political Science, Op-Ed in The Baltimore Sun

In his latest column in The Baltimore Sun, Political Science Professor and Chair Thomas Schaller wrote about two major developments that have the potential to revolutionize collegiate athletics: an NCAA ruling that gave five major conferences greater autonomy and a federal judge ruling that stated the NCAA violated the Sherman Anti-Trust Act by profiting from the images of student-athletes without compensating them. 77 more words


Subject search in LexisNexis

Questions about the news database LexisNexis keep coming from UvA-students and -staff: reason enough to re-post the following (I’ve been using it several times when answering questions) from my… 441 more words

Communication Science

re: "George Jonas: How the communists killed communism"

How the communists killed communism” by George Jonas (National Post)

Ideological writings, like the political writings of many high school students… 368 more words


Undercover Boss - Karen Stintz

On Wednesday, Toronto city councillor Karen Stintz announced that not only was she dropping out of the mayoral race, due to a lack of funds, but she was leaving municipal politics all together in order to run for  18 more words


New Titles added to our A-Z Electronic Resources

These GALILEO sponsored electronic resources are appropriate for research in criminal justice, education, human rights, international relations, political science, psychology, sociology or women’s studies topics. 295 more words


How to Mislead (Unintentionally) With An Interactive Graph

One of the fun things about the WPRI/Providence Journal poll is the way the two media organizations represent the poll with interactive graphics. I generally tweet my criticisms when the polling comes out, and this year, except for one minor hiccup, I’m pretty impressed with how WPRI displayed the polling. 609 more words

Political Science

As always might makes right and the right to secede from vile statists, scummy statists need be a workable proposition .......

As always might makes right and the right to secede from vile statists, scummy statists need be a workable proposition …….

Guns are given so that there is the protection of the overwhelmingly put upon saintly individual from the actions of the tyrannical state always out of control and vile. 156 more words