Commentary - Archive 2009

December 27, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


December 11, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


December 4, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


November 20, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


November 13, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


November 6, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


October 30, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


October 23, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


October 22, 2009

Z. Smith Reynolds Professor of Public Policy Charles Clotfelter discusses the role of college sports in American education


October 16, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


October 13, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. and Frank Hill, Chief of Staff to former North Carolina Congressman Alex McMillan and former U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole.


October 10, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


October 7, 2009

Immigration has temporarily faded as a hot-button issue, for the moment overshadowed by health care reform (not to mention foreign affairs). Expect it to return to attention, however--not least because of the scale of our current immigrant population.


October 2, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


September 25, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


September 18, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


September 11, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


August 30, 2009

Professor Phil Cook and doctoral student Maeve Gearing write in a New York Times op-ed that ignition-interlock devices can reduce repeat drunk-driving offenses by 65 percent. If they were widely installed, the devices would save up to 750 lives a year, a recent National Highway Transportation Safety Administration report estimated.


August 21, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


August 14, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


August 7, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


July 31, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


July 24, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


July 17, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


July 10, 2009

Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series


June 7, 2009

One of the basic laws of health insurance is that the healthy subsidize the sick, says Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr.


March 4, 2009

Professor of Public Policy and Political Science Bruce Jentleson examines prospects for improved U.S.-Syrian relations. Jentleson and colleagues from the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Stimson Center met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in January for substantive talks on shared interests in the Middle East.


March 2, 2009

Lessons of history show that the economic recovery needs the worker rights reforms in the proposed Employee Free Choice Act in order to succeed, say Professor of PPS and History Robert Korstad and doctoral candidate Max Krochmal.


February 18, 2009

I found Slumdog Millionaire, nominated for best picture, an uplifting film. It tells the story, sorely needed in these times of economic despair, of a young man making good despite incredible odds. If Jamal Malik can overcome such severe handicaps of birth and circumstance, the film says, then despair is unwarranted.