Topic: Politics

Immigration Policy Battle is a Larger Fight Over Votes and Government Control

Aug. 11, 2014
Immigration Policy Battle is a Larger Fight Over Votes and Government Control

Amid the humanitarian crisis at the Texas border, elected officials are producing a spectacle of political posturing. All the familiar remedies for our immigration fiasco are on view, their proponents hoping to turn the plight of Central American migrants to their temporary political advantage.

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UT Faculty Experts Offer Insight on Immigration and the Border Crisis

July 25, 2014

Although immigration and border security issues have been heavily debated for years, the debate about U.S. policy and the current border crisis has dominated the media landscape in recent weeks, especially in Texas. Experts from across all disciplines at The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety of topics related to the immigration debate and are available to speak with the media. 

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Texas Voters Deserve Candidates Who Tackle Issues Rather Than Each Other

June 11, 2014
Texas Voters Deserve Candidates Who Tackle Issues Rather Than Each Other

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.

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UT Faculty Experts on State of the Union Address

Jan. 28, 2014

President Barack Obama will deliver his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday night, during which he is likely to discuss income inequality, immigration, health care policy, foreign policy and global affairs, among other issues. Experts from The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety topics related to the speech and are available to speak with the media. 

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Does Mainstream America Connect with Science? Let's Close the Gap

July 2, 2013

Event: "Unscientific America" with Sheril Kirshenbaum, director of The Energy Poll at The University of Texas at Austin.

 When: 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, July 2. This event is free and open to the public.

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