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Campus Protests and Police Force: An Ethical Framework

In a new essay, Archon Fung looks at this current wave of campus protests and asks if civil disobedience is permissible, and how much disruption should be tolerated at universities today.

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Five books and a podcast on sports, patriotism, and racial justice

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Five books and a podcast on sports, patriotism, and racial justice

This reading list from the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project explores the intersection of sports and racial justice, in the lead-up to their panel on March 19.

What role can sports teams play in 2024 voter turnout?

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What role can sports teams play in 2024 voter turnout?

Ash Center Senior Researcher Tova Wang and NFL Network analyst Scott Pioli answer questions about how sports teams can foster civic engagement.

Crowd Counting blog: Israel/Palestine Protest Data Dashboards
Photo of a map of the US with green dots throughout the map that indicate places where protests occur, and where they occur more frequently (as indicated by bigger dots that are darker green).

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Crowd Counting blog: Israel/Palestine Protest Data Dashboards

To make it easier to find up-to-date information on pro-Palestine and pro-Israel protest activity in the United States since October 7, 2023, the Crowd Counting Consotium recently created a pair of interactive data dashboards separately covering the two.

New research outlines novel partisan solution to partisan gerrymandering
Photo of a gerrymandered map of North Carolina

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New research outlines novel partisan solution to partisan gerrymandering

In a new paper in Political Analysis, Ben Schneer, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, alongside co-authors Maxwell Palmer, Associate Professor, Boston University; and Kevin DeLuca, Assistant Professor, Yale University; present a new method for drawing legislative boundaries, the Define–Combine Procedure.