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Three Astrophysicists (including me) Meet with Congresswoman Davis

Last Tuesday, three weeks before the midterm election, three astrophysicists—graduate students and Ph.D. candidates Darcy Barron and Evan Grohs and I (a research scientist)—met with Representative Susan Davis (CA-53) and her staffer, Gavin Deeb. 734 more words

Science Research

Why Voter ID is both reasonable and sensible.

Many States of politically conservative tendency have been attempting to secure their voting regulations to adjust to the changing dynamic of public within their jurisdictions. These regulations are being fought at every turn by leftist groups to prevent any form of Identification being required (proof of eligibility) to vote. 613 more words


Does what the U.S. thinks matter to Latin America?

Q: Panama’s foreign minister on Sept. 18 invited Cuba’s Raúl Castro to next year’s Summit of the Americas, a move the United States had blocked since 1994. 691 more words

Summit Of The Americas

Elizabeth Warren is a rock star!

Senator Elizabeth Warren came to Albuquerque yesterday to help Senator Tom Udall with his challenging fundraising campaign.  Following their upscale reception in a ritzy home with 70+ large donors, they stopped by Morningside Park to hob nob with the rest of us — the solidly 99%. 677 more words


Letter to Congress from an American in Gaza

This morning I had the opportunity to join a group who met with Representative Michelle Lujan-Grisham (D-NM) in Albuquerque.  She’s a first-term member of Congress who admits her strength is social services and health policies, not foreign policy. 1,858 more words


Resource Wars

Raw diamond
Flowing unchecked deep beneath
Middle Eastern lands
Will be the end of us
Addicted to the pleasures
Of easy living
Not thinking about the… 154 more words


Refugee Flows by Region of Origin

I like data that tells a story. (Ok, who doesn’t?)

My time at MSU is made possible, in large part, from time and effort extended as a research assistant. 748 more words