Policy and Law

Wasn't Russia banned from competing in the Olympics?

Feb. 22, 2018
Olympic Athletes from Russia

UT professor and sports historian John Hoberman explains how politics and power are connected to the Olympics and those "Olympic Athlete from Russia" uniforms you may have seen.

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Could Texas Politics Hurt Our Changes for Amazon's HQ2?

Feb. 21, 2018
Amazon Box

We — and maybe even Amazon — are thinking about political climate all wrong.

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Incumbents Enjoy Comfortable Leads in Primary Polling

Feb. 19, 2018
Texas Capitol

The latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll finds the state’s top Republican incumbents largely unchallenged in their party’s nominating contests.

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U.S is Stuck in Reverse on Auto Revolution

Feb. 16, 2018
Electric Car

Lawmakers should start an aggressive program for a national charging infrastructure to make EVs viable.

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Texas Ranks Near Bottom for Political and Civic Involvement

Feb. 14, 2018
2018 Texas Civic Health Index

As early voting is set to begin in the Texas primaries, new data from UT Austin finds that Texas continues to have one of the nation’s lowest rates of political and civic participation.

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