In a free society, we can't stop people from making or condoning false claims. And in today’s America, we may not be able to level the financial playing field. But if we're smart, we can put our society’s love of score-keeping and prize-winning to use on the side of responsible public discourse and against demagoguery.Read more
A fundamental lesson of the government classes that I teach at The University of Texas at Austin is that we get the government we deserve.Read more
Experts for Presidential Debate in Texas: Researchers Offer Range of Perspectives, from the Political to Psychological
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama, Democratic presidential candidates, will debate at The University of Texas at Austin Thursday, Feb. 21.
Researchers at the university are available to provide commentary on how issues such as party polarization, gender, race and faith are shaping the 2008 presidential election.Read more