Political Science

Not-so-self-evident truths

In her new book, Sophia Rosenfeld, the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History, digs up the roots of the relationship between democracy and truth.

Penn Today Staff

Can Venezuela recover from its crisis?

Penn’s Dorothy Kronick discusses potential solutions to Venezuela’s deepening crisis, and asks whether sanctions are a good strategy.

Penn Today Staff

An old-school green deal

A major public lands package passed the U.S. Senate Feb. 12 with massive bipartisan support and is expected to pass the House later this month. Cary Coglianese shares insights into the bill’s contents—which entail the largest expansion of wilderness area in a decade.

Katherine Unger Baillie

The Venezuelan crisis, explained

A Q&A with Tulia Falleti, a political science professor and the director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program, on the past, present, and possible future of Venezuela.

Penn Today Staff

‘The conversation America needs’

Former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO Wesley Clark, a retired four-star general of the U.S. Army, and former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, who served as the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, joined the Penn Political Union in College Hall on Wednesday for a wide discussion.

Lauren Hertzler



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What Exactly Is Ben Carson Up to at HUD?

Vincent Reina of the School of Design discussed his experience working for HUD in 2002-2004 and the current state of affairs in the department. (Audio)

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When Schools Support Gun-control Protests, Are They Silencing Students With Alternative Points of View?

Jonathan Zimmerman of the Graduate School of Education wrote about his concerns over challenges to free debate in the classroom surrounding gun control.

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