The Urban-Rural Divide of Broadband Adoption

Note: This article was written with assistance from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and portions of the article will appear in a paper to be presented at TPRC 44 beginning on September 30th. Seventy-five percent of Americans reported using the Internet in July 2015, but the longstanding disparity…

Announcing the Spring 2017 Theme: Disruption

At the Georgetown Public Policy Review, we focus on tomorrow’s policy issues. In the 2016 Spring Edition, Post-Millennial, we discussed Millennials as entrepreneurs, workers, caregivers, and revolutionaries. Our next project focuses on the transforming global economy. Firms like Uber, Tesla, and Amazon, and their international counterparts, are disrupting the way we work, commute, produce, and…

Dodd-Frank and Wall Street Reform: What’s Next

The Financial Crisis of 2008 drew all eyes to the deep-seated systemic shortcomings of the American economy. Attempting to address these failures, President Obama enacted The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Bill, and Consumer Protection Act in 2010. New rules and agencies were established to restructure weak firms, monitor risky behavior, and promote transparency. Six years…

Islamophobia in the United States

As the 2016 American Presidential election reaches full swing, there has been a noticeable uptick in Islamophobia in the United States. Republican nominee Donald Trump has even campaigned on a ban on all Muslim immigration to the U.S. It has become increasingly important to understand the reasons for the rise of Islamophobia, and its implications…

Republican Party Spotlight

Over the past 2 months, GPPR has been able to sit down with former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee, former Senator for Pennsylvania Rick Santorum and former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to discuss the current Republican Party and the race for the Republican nomination. Listen to their views on the current Republican Presidential field,…

Podcast: Interview with Thomas Gallagher

GPPR associate interview editor, Kevin Barsaloux, sits down for a conversation with Mr. Thomas Gallagher. Mr Gallagher is an adjunct lecturer at the McCourt School of Public Policy and a Principal at the Snowcroft group. He also sits on the Global Investment Committee of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s Private Wealth Division, is vice Chairman of…