Last week, CNN and Facebook came together to showcase the first debate of the Democratic Primary season. It was the first (and quite possibly last) chance for mainstream viewers to meet the lesser-known candidates: Governor Martin O’Malley, Former Senator Jim Webb (who has since dropped out of the race), and Governor Lincoln Chafee. It was…
For years, a cable news network billed itself as “the place for politics.” While Georgetown may not be a 24-hour television station, it now has its own Institute of Politics and Public Service at the McCourt School that is set to become the place for the Georgetown community and Washington politicos to come together and…
The 2016 race for the White House is fast becoming one of the more interesting elections in recent history. Georgetown students, faculty and friends will provide in-depth analysis on all issues election related as they happen. From policy to polling, TV debates and twitter feuds, we hope to become the best source for information on Election 2016….
- <a href="http://gppreview.com/author/andrew-shell/" rel="tag">Andrew Shell</a>
- November 2, 2014
The elections in Georgia for governor and Senate are incredibly close, with Democrats putting up a strong showing in this conservative, Southern state. Regardless of what happens this Tuesday, Georgia’s changing demographics mean that the GOP’s stranglehold on the Peach State is eroding.
Kansas is known for its far right swing over the course of the last decade. But three of its most prominent conservative officials are in the fight for their political lives in the 2014 election cycle. Votes in Kansas this November may provide clarity on the political future of the state and the radical conservative movement in our country.
In Florida, they are stuck with a clown car race between a partisan ideologue and a pathological flip-flopper. And one of them is going to be the next governor of Florida.
- <a href="http://gppreview.com/author/gabriel-yorio-gonzalez/" rel="tag">Gabriel Yorio-Gonzalez</a>
- Economy, International Policy
- October 15, 2014
Legislative logrolling may be one determinant affecting the efficiency of public financial management in Latin American. This article studies a possible line of causality indicating how logrolling might have shaped differently public financial management reflecting variability in fiscal outcomes in the region.
- <a href="http://gppreview.com/author/elizabeth-kelly/" rel="tag">Elizabeth Kelly</a>
- Domestic Policy, Energy & Environment, International Policy
- May 9, 2014
Annually, only about a quarter of American electronic waste is recycled responsibly, or in other words, not exported or landfilled. The remaining waste—much of it toxic—often ends up overseas where it is processed by children and other workers in unsafe conditions, causing health and environmental problems. Instead, we should be recycling this electronic waste in the US, where we have the proper technology and regulations to do so without causing harm to people or the environment.
Bicycling is exploding across the United States, and Washington, DC is no exception: the share of bicycle commuters in the District has grown by 315 percent since 1990 and overall ridership rose 80 percent between 2007 and 2010. This growth is tied to the metro area’s commitment to expanding trails and bike lanes and, in large part, to the rapid expansion of Capital Bikeshare.