Category Archives: Politics

Social Media and Political Engagement: New Survey from Pew Research How much do people use social media as a way to be politically engaged? This question has been posed by a team of researchers at the Pew Internet & American Life Project, resulting in this 13-page report. The report … Continue reading

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Election Day Tunes from the Library

Check out this eclectic playlist of songs and recordings that we’ve selected from the Music Online database: Election Day Tunes from the Library   We hope it will enhance your experience of choosing a new chief of state. Representing diverse … Continue reading

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The Economist: Audio and Video The audio and video segments of the Economist online are plentiful, and free. There is no need to register to start listening or watching. Furthermore, there is a very handy feature that allows a … Continue reading

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BAMCO Digital Repository

Brown Archival & Manuscript Collections Online The Brown Archival & Manuscripts Collection Online (BAMCO) is a digital repository which contains documents related to many different subjects, including poetry, the history of Rhode Island, American political and diplomatic history, the … Continue reading

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Wilson Center OnDemand

Wilson Center OnDemand features audio and video recordings of programs sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a nonpartisan institution providing a forum for dialogue on national and international affairs. Topics range from Arts and Culture to Urban … Continue reading

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Image via Wikipedia The International Centre For The Study of Radicalisation And Political Violence [pdf] The online presence of ICSR, the multi-institutional and multi-national effort to combat radicalization and political violence highlights their pragmatic approach to this growing worldwide … Continue reading

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Hoover Digest

Image via Wikipedia Hoover Digest Started in 1996, the Hoover Digest is a quarterly publication that features writing on politics, economics, and history from the minds of scholars and researchers affiliated with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Visitors … Continue reading

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The Redistricting Game

The Redistricting Game What exactly is redistricting? It is rather important in terms of American politics, and in most states state legislators get to draw the lines that create different political districts. This interactive game from the University of … Continue reading

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Primary source on UN conferences

United Nations Diplomatic Conferences The United Nations has been involved with eight significant diplomatic conferences since their creation in 1945. Diplomatic conferences of this type serve as the traditional method for the negotiation of treaties, and there were a … Continue reading

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Reagan and Bush Records

The National Archives has released 245,763 pages of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush Presidential records in accordance with the Presidential Records Act and Obama’s Executive Order on Presidential Records.  Read more in the Washington Blawg.

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