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  1. What a self-immolation says about Biden’s Gaza problem

    “You’re trying to shock the consciousness” with self-immolation, said DAVID CORTRIGHT, a longtime expert in nonviolent social change who was an active duty soldier when he protested the Vietnam War, told NatSec Daily. “The desire to inspire is absolutely there.”

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    Keough School of Global Affairs

  2. Russia Splatters The Environment, Leaving Its Own Country A Mess

    “Russia can’t afford to take a forward-looking perspective right now,” says Susanne Wengle, professor of political science at Notre Dame, in a conversation. Fossil fuel income will one day dry up, explained Debra Javeline, the study’s lead author and a professor of political science at Notre Dame. 

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    Debra Javeline

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  3. Does Russia stand to benefit from climate change?

    The PONARS scholars, including Debra Javeline and Susanne Wengle, both associate professors of political science at the University of Notre Dame, studied the effects of climate change on Russia and Russia's role in global efforts to combat climate change or obstruct climate action.

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    Debra Javeline

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  4. Notre Dame unifies, strengthens poverty fight with new initiative

    A new anti-poverty initiative launched at the University of Notre Dame with a $100 million gift from an alumni couple will look for new ways of thinking and talking about the issue. “Notre Dame’s Poverty Initiative is driven by a moral imperative to prioritize the needs of the poor and vulnerable, rooted in Catholic social teaching” said Notre Dame economist Jim Sullivan, co-founder and director of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities. Tracy Kijewski-Correa, director of the university’s Pulte Institute for Global Development, said the initiative is looking for new ways to manage the issue and express its impacts. “Poverty is not just material deprivation,” she said. “It affects everything and every part of a person.”

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    Engineering; Keough School of Global Affairs

  5. How to vault Catholic social teaching from 'best kept secret' category

    University of Notre Dame theologian John Cavadini has explored the doctrinal influences of both Sts. Augustine and Francis.

  6. KCBS Radio

    The balancing act of relations between China and The US

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    Tension between the U.S. and China seem to have have eased in recent months, but the upcoming U.S. presidential election results could potentially impact relations between the two countries. China's growing interest in the Global South, including its economic and geopolitical strategies to expand its engagement with that region, add to the list of concerns. For more, KCBS anchor Liz Saint John spoke with Dr. Joshua Eisenman, Associate Professor of Politics at the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame.

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    Joshua Eisenman

    Keough School of Global Affairs

  7. 'I'm watching you' behavior produces racial disparities in school discipline, study suggests

    Research from Calvin Zimmermann, the O'Shaughnessy Assistant Professor of Education in the Department of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame, indicates that even early childhood teachers often apply discipline disproportionately in their classrooms based on a student's race.

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  8. Why a Supreme Court easy out in Trump ballot battle could lead to post-election chaos

    If Trump wins in November, it’s possible some Democrats would try to reject votes cast for Trump, said Derek Muller, a law professor at Notre Dame who has followed the case closely. 

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  9. The Fallout from Former President Donald Trump's Appeal

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    Law Professor at the University of Notre Dame and nationally recognized scholar in the area of election law, Derek Muller, joins to share more on the fallout from former President Donald Trump's appeal and what it means for the January 6th federal case.

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  10. America’s Becoming Less Religious. Is Politics to Blame?

    In their award-winning book Secular Surge, Notre Dame political scientist David E. Campbell and his co-authors used experiments to show that when young Americans who leaned toward the Democratic party were shown examples of politicians making Christian nationalist statements or pastors endorsing conservative political candidates, those young people were more likely to disaffiliate from religion. 

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  11. Groups ready to tackle public health with new state money

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    Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health is proposing pop-up pregnancy and family villages. One would be on South Bend’s west side and the other would be somewhere in Mishawaka, in August and September. They would bring together service providers to help women who are pregnant or recently gave birth to raise healthier babies and be healthier themselves.

  12. Stalled Legislation, Mixed Messages Spotlight Immigration as Key Election Issue

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    Professor Erin Corcoran of the University of Notre Dame maintains that the current immigration legistalation before Congress is being delayed for policical purposes.

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    Erin Corcoran

    Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs

  13. Football in America: A record-breaking season

    “The more that sport and the people who play it permeates American culture and entertainment and other spaces, the wider swath of people are going to know about it,” said Katherine Walden, an Assistant Teaching Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

  14. Supreme Court appears skeptical of Trump Colorado ballot ban

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    Notre Dame Law School professor Derek Muller and Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig join "America Decides" to unpack how the justices seemed to be responding.

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  15. Bloomberg Law: Supreme Court Likely to Reject Challenge to Trump's Ballot Eligibility

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    Derek Muller, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, and Harold Krent, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discuss the Supreme Court oral arguments on Colorado's removal of Trump from the ballot.

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  16. Supreme Court poised to allow Trump to remain on Colorado ballot

    Derek Muller, a University of Notre Dame law professor who has been closely following the case, said Thursday’s arguments showed both liberals and conservatives on the court are “uncomfortable with the notion that it was going to be the decider here.”

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  17. Americans bought fewer Chinese imports in 2023, but Chinese exporters aren’t necessarily hurting

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    Robert Johnson, a professor at the University of Notre Dame, said companies have been re-thinking whether trade with China is worth it. “There’s been a movement, in general, towards moving production stages to countries that have more secure access to the U.S. market,” he said.

  18. A case of love, marriage and mortgage fraud

    Research from the University of Notre Dame and published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology found couples were less likely to splurge when they had joint bank accounts.

  19. Brasil 247 | Portuguese

    Anti-immigrant rhetoric grows in the US in election year

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    Part of the anti-immigration rhetoric is the idea that immigrants enter the United States to commit crimes. But this is a flawed speech, according to Professor Erin Corcoran, immigration specialist at the Keough School. 

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    Erin Corcoran

    Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs

  20. Axios

    The rise of China's shadow diplomacy

    "China believes that party-to-party relations are important because political parties have both a broad reach in their respective country touching on almost every area of policy and a deep reach stretching from local to national politics," Joshua Eisenman, an expert on the CCP and China-Africa relations at the University of Notre Dame, told Axios.

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    Joshua Eisenman

    Keough School of Global Affairs

  21. Trump’s 14th Amendment case reaches Supreme Court: What to expect

    “Trump’s briefing so far has really leaned into the argument that the presidency is not an office of the United States, which means that presidency is not covered by Section 3, and therefore, this whole case should disappear,” said Derek Muller, a law professor at Notre Dame who filed a brief in the matter.

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  22. The Conversation

    Supreme Court skeptical that Colorado − or any state − should decide for whole nation whether Trump is eligible for presidency

    The Conversation’s senior politics and democracy editor, Naomi Schalit, spoke with Notre Dame election law scholar Derek Muller after the oral arguments.

     

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  23. Analysis: Justices could place Trump back on the ballot in Colorado

    Derek Muller, an election law expert at Notre Dame Law School who filed a neutral brief that offered analysis of key legal questions, said after the hearing that the justices are likely to put Donald Trump back on the ballot in Colorado. 

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  24. Trump Backers Dodge Jan. 6 in Supreme Court Ballot Case

    Notre Dame law professor Derek Muller said on Bloomberg Law’s “Cases and Controversies” podcast that the question of whether Jan. 6 was an “insurrection” for purposes of the Section 3 involves “a lot of deep in the weeds factual questions.”

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  25. What to watch for at US supreme court oral arguments on keeping Trump off 2024 ballot

    “I don’t think [the court] wants to be involved in these disputes,” the University of Notre Dame law professor Derek Muller told the Guardian’s Sam Levine in his excellent preview of the hearing. 

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  26. Supreme Court grapples with leaving Donald Trump on presidential ballot in Colorado: 7 takeaways

    “The court seemed inclined to let the political process play out,” said Notre Dame Law School Professor Derek Muller, who has been closely following the ballot eligibility issue.

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  27. US supreme court to hear arguments on keeping Trump off 2024 ballot

    I think, on a bipartisan basis, there’s an interest on staying as far away from these issues as possible,” said Derek Muller, a law professor at the University of Notre Dame, who wrote an amicus brief in the case that wasn’t in support of either party.

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  28. The Conversation, Yahoo! News

    Biden’s ‘hard look’ at liquefied natural gas exports raises a critical question: How does natural gas fit with US climate goals?

    Emily Grubert, associate professor of sustainable energy policy at the University of Notre Dame and a former official at the U.S. Department of Energy, explains why large-scale LNG exports raise complex questions for U.S. policymakers.

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    Emily Grubert

    Keough School of Global Affairs, College of Engineering

  29. US Silence on Trump Ballot Battle Signals Caution Over Election

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    “That’s at least an understandable minimum threshold to say ‘we’re not going to step in where the outcome of this particular election or candidacy is at stake,’” Notre Dame law professor Derek Muller said on Bloomberg Law’s “Cases and Controversies” podcast.

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  30. Federal Appeals Court Rules Trump is Not Immune for Alleged Crimes

    Law Professor at Notre Dame Law School, Derek Muller, joins to share how significant this ruling is.

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