Capitol crisis calls for a pastor-in-chief

January 15, 2021

The January 6 insurrection at the Capitol in Washington, DC, is just the beginning. It came as advertised; it was televised; and the perpetrators are […]

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Questions around Irish unity referendum to be examined in new initiative

January 11, 2021

Patrick Griffin, director of the Keough School’s Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, spoke to the Irish Times about a new policy initiative with the Royal Irish Academy. […]

Sobering lessons for American democracy and the road ahead

January 2, 2021

Over the past few years democracy has eroded rapidly in many parts of the world, including the United States. Well-regarded global democracy indexes such as […]

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Joe Biden and new administration could restore economic sanctions

December 4, 2020

George A. Lopez, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies, considers how the Biden administration can adequately rehabilitate the use of economic […]

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Obama White House veterans urge Biden to embrace executive action

November 16, 2020

Denis McDonough, professor of the practice of public policy and former White House Chief of Staff, shared insight on how President-elect Joe Biden might leverage […]

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Confronting our civics deficit

October 21, 2020

William Collins Donahue, Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Professor of the Humanities and director of the Initiative for Global Europe at the Keough School of […]

Belarus’s fight for democratic freedom: Solidarity over geopolitics

September 23, 2020

More than a month has passed since the brazenly falsified official results of the August 9 presidential election in Belarus showed incumbent president Aliaksandr Lukashenka […]