Wendy Schiller comments for Rhode Island Current “He ended up breaking through at the right time to a bunch of voters who were not overly excited or committed to any of the front-running candidates and gave him a second look."
Wendy Schiller comments for Rhode Island Current, “In voting early, you take a risk. But typically, the voters that are going to take the time to vote and vote early are doing so because they have such a strong preference.”
In an essay written for Steve Ahlquist, Michael Kennedy discusses how "the Democratic Party Primary to run for Rhode Island’s Congressional District 1 seat seems to revolve around endorsements and money..."
Rose McDermott comments for BBC News, "In my view the algorithms should have brakes built in that force human oversight and evaluation - which is not to say that humans don't make mistakes. They absolutely do. But they make different kinds of mistakes than machines do."
Patrick Heller comments for Vox, “There is still a really strong sort of anti-colonial reflex in all these countries, that Europe and the US have dominated everything for as long as anyone can remember.”
Jeff Colgan discusses the findings of his new white paper, “Letting Europe’s Energy Crisis Go to Waste: The Ukraine War’s Massive Fossil Fuel Costs Fail to Accelerate Renewables,” co-authored by Alexander S. Gard-Murray and Miriam Hinthorn.
Ashutosh Varshney comments for The Print “The problem isn’t whether Congress or other governments have abused their power before. It is the degree of abuse — the degree to which restrictions are made, minorities are attacked, and freedom of expression is curtailed right now.”
Stephanie Savell comments for Responsible Statecraft "What this moment really calls us to do, in the United States, is to see this as a wake up call that a dramatically different kind of an approach is needed."
In an article for the Wall Street Journal, Emily Oster provided commentary on domestic labor division and how specialization is the key to getting things done efficiently in any setting - including a marriage.
Omer Bartov comments for The Washington Post "There's a connection between the occupation and everything it has done over the decades and this attempt by the government to change the nature of the regime of itself."
Stephanie Savell comments for The Intercept "When you look at the big picture, from Afghanistan to Somalia to Burkina Faso, the U.S. government's funding and training of other nations' military and police forces in counterterrorism has largely been ineffective and counterproductive in regards to the pursuit of meaningful safety, for either Americans or anyone else around the world."
Lyle Goldstein comments for USA Today "A more charitable interpretation of all these events is that the Chinese Communist Party, which is obsessed with corruption, is really concerned about protecting its reputation."
Stephanie Savell comments for The Intercept "One of the hugely negative consequences has been to empower the region's security forces at the expense of other government institutions, and this is surely one factor in the slate of coups we've seen in Niger, Burkina Faso, and elsewhere in recent years."
John Friedman comments for CBS News "It's a very broadly held position that your opportunities in life shouldn't depend on the circumstances of your birth, and in some sense that's the core of the American dream."