News & Commentary - Archive 2010

February 4, 2010

The malignant effects of multimillion-dollar bonuses and a proposal for reining them in.

January 28, 2010

Health care reform has been a leading issue in the news for the past year, with many twists and turns in the legislative process. Megan Stacy, a second year student in the Master of Public Policy program, experienced some of the process first-hand during her internship last summer in the office of U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, as the HELP committee bill was drafted.

January 27, 2010

The biggest problem with not passing the Senate bill is that it is hard to see how the problems will be addressed later.

January 15, 2010

The health care reform can still be passed into law through a procedure that avoids the possibility of a filibuster.

January 14, 2010

Rethinking Orphanages - As the number of orphans grows worldwide, it's time to discard Dickensian stereotypes.

January 12, 2010

Associate Professor of Public Policy David H. Schanzer discusses actions being taken in Muslim American communities to prevent radicalization among its members and how law officials should support those efforts.

January 11, 2010

Extra legal measures required to pursue capital cases cost the state a significant amount every year, according to research by Philip Cook, ITT/Terry Sanford Professor of Public Policy at the Sanford School.

January 6, 2010

Associate Professor of Public Policy David H. Schanzer co-authors a report that addresses actions being taken in Muslim American communities to reduce the relatively small threat of “homegrown” terrorism.

January 1, 2010

Associate Professor of PPS David H. Schanzer cautions against investing too much in technology in response to the Christmas Day bomb attempt.