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It’s here. The first week of the Trump administration. And it promises to be a busy one. On the energy front, Trump has an ambitious agenda for his first days in office. Some policy changes will take...

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Chinese President Xi Jinping’s appearance at last week’s World Economic Forum shows global leadership is shifting, not drifting, toward Beijing. The most vigorous defense of globalization and multilateral...

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On January 20, Americans focused their attention on Washington, D.C., as the Presidential Inauguration ceremony took place on the National Mall, a place that urban scholars, geographers and historians...

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As Donald Trump was sworn into office, Barack Obama watched. Bill Clinton and George W. Bush were also nearby, and in more ways than one. I regularly teach a course on the American presidency. My students...

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Former President Obama famously suggested in a 2016 interview that he questioned a set of orthodox assumptions about American foreign policy that he labeled “the Washington Playbook.” That orthodoxy,...

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It is hardly unusual for Cabinet nominees to leave more questions than answers after their confirmation hearings. Yet for the millions whose lives hang in the balance depending on the future of the Affordable...

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Based on his erratic behavior during the campaign, many fear what Donald Trump will do in office. Some believe that his strong personality could lead to disastrous policies that could negatively affect...

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That males are naturally promiscuous while females are coy and choosy is a widely held belief. Even many scientists – including some biologists, psychologists and anthropologists – tout this notion...

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Family is important to Donald Trump. The president-elect has appointed his son-in-law Jared Kushner as a senior White House adviser. For the duration of the presidency, the real estate mogul has handed...

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With the first U.S. presidential election featuring a major party female nominee in the rear-view mirror and her male rival about to take the presidential oath, now is a good time to examine the progress...