Thursday, October 1, 2020
Sweeping report on Catholic Church sex abuse in PA

New Scholarship on US Church/State Issues

The Story: Recent decisions by the US Supreme Court have considerably rewritten the relationship between establishments of religion, on the one hand, and governments at...
The Bizarre World Of Kellyanne Conway & George Conway | Deadline | MSNBC

Conway Family Withdrawing from the Public Eye

The Story: Over the weekend, both George and Kellyanne Conway announced in different ways that they are withdrawing from the public eye. Mr. Conway is...
More Than Four Years Later, Flint Crisis Continues | All In | MSNBC

Health: Flint, Michigan and Tainted Water

The Story: The State of Michigan is the defendant in lawsuits over its role in the lead poisoning  of people in the city of Flint...
McGrath Ties Barr to Trump In New Ad - "Runway" — Amy McGrath for Congress (KY-6)

A McGrath Campaign Shakeup in Kentucky

The Story: Amy McGrath, the Democratic Party's hopeful seeking to oust Republican Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R - Ky) from his Senate seat, recently...
President Trump Participates in an Expanded Bilateral Meeting with the Prime Minister of Canada

Health: Canada’s Health and Insurance Policy

The Story: Imagine a scale of possible health care systems, with an entirely private, unsubsidized system at 0 and with a public sector, top-down planned...

Incumbent Loss in Florida Republican Primary

The Story: In an upset result in the Republican primary for Florida's 15th Congressional District last week, one-term incumbent Rep. Ross Spano lost to challenger...
John Kasich calls Trump the 'commander of the chaos'

Democratic Convention: Kasich Speaks

The Story: John Kasich, a former (Republican) Governor of Ohio, spoke at the Democratic party's nominating convention this week. He was featured Monday evening, along...

Health: Med/Pharm Industry Lobbying is a Growth Industry Itself

 The Story:  Two professors at Brigham Young University have studied recent lobbying expenditures and have found that in the first quarter of 2020, thirty healthcare...

Israel & United Arab Emirates Create a New Relationship

The Story: Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced in a joint statement last week that they have agreed "to the full normalization of...

Strange Goings-On in Eastern Connecticut

The Story: It is not yet clear against whom the incumbent US Congressman for Connecticut's 2d Congressional district, Joe Courtney (D), will be campaigning this...