Professor of Political Science Wendy Schiller comments for The Guardian, "He starts out in a weaker position than he did in 2016 in that voters are very familiar with the Trump show both in government and out of government."
Wendy Schiller comments on the fight to raise the debt ceiling for BuzzFeed News, “That’s the single biggest thing that affects everybody’s lives. It affects everybody's retirement, it affects Social Security, it affects every bond issued by the federal government.”
Visiting Professor Lyle Goldstein comments for Foreign Affairs, "It would be reckless to adopt this policy of 'strategic clarity.' In fact, this move away from 'strategic ambiguity' might well spark the war that it is aiming to prevent."
The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the Center for Digital Scholarship recently launched a project titled, "In The Wake of George Floyd: Mapping Social Movements Related to Systemic Racism in Rhode Island," that focuses on social movements around systemic racism, particularly efforts to end anti-Black racism, in communities in RI and at Brown.
Visiting Professor Lyle Goldstein explains for The Spectator that US-China relations, “will require a robust follow-up and a determination on both sides to break with the new tendencies toward vitriolic critiques and ever-escalating competitions in all domains.”
Assistant Professor Jonathan Collins recently published a paper for the Annenberg Institute at Brown University titled, "They Only Hate the Term: Explaining Opposition to History Curriculum Policy and Critical Race Theory."
Mark Blyth comments for CNBC, “The U.K. is a heavily consumption-based economy, and such a shift is equivalent to a tax on consumption. That means less fuel in the economic engine. The U.K. already has low growth and even lower productivity growth.”
Associate Professor and Faculty Affiliate of the Economics Department, Dany Bahar recently published a paper in The National Bureau of Economic Research titled, "The Economic Effects of Immigration Pardons: Evidence from Venezulan Entrepreneurs."