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Study Finds US Is an Oligarchy, Not a Democracy

An anonymous reader writes "Researchers from Princeton University and Northwestern University have concluded, after extensive analysis of 1,779 policy issues , that the U.S. is in fact an oligarchy and not a democracy .


Related Topix: Northwestern University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Huffington Post

U.S. Policies Favor The Wealthy, Interest Groups, Study Shows

U.S. government policies reflect the desires of the wealthy and interest groups more than the average citizen, according to researchers at Princeton University and Northwestern University.


Related Topix: Northwestern University, W., 9, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama


Another Call to Reform Biomedical Research and Training

"The training pipeline produces more scientists than relevant positions in academia, government and the private sector are capable of absorbing."



Europe's deepening muddle

By Ashoka Mody former mission chief for Germany and Ireland at the International Monetary Fund, is currently Visiting Professor of International Economic Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.


Secretary of Navy to welcome Navy ROTC back to Princeton U.

File photo of Princeton University's campus. Princeton will hold a ceremony today to welcome the Navy ROTC back to campus.


Related Topix: US Navy, Princeton, NJ, Rutgers University


Three Expensive Milliseconds

Nobel Prize-winning Economist Paul Krugman, professor of international trade and economics at Princeton University, pauses during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.


Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Lateral hires with tenure 2013-14

*John Borrows from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities back to the University of Victoria.


Related Topix: New York University, University of Minnesota, University of Southern California, St. Louis, MO, UC Irvine


Study Could Resolve Controversy Over...

Image Caption: Princeton University graduate student Andrew Babbin prepares a seawater collection device known as a rosette.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Oceanography, Science, Boat Disaster


Roger Waters in 5.1

On Saturday, April 12, John Atkinson and I fought our way through toll plazas, endless New Jersey traffic and one really annoying traffic jam to go to a listening session in McAlpin Hall in the Woolworth Building on the campus of Princeton University, that was part of an interdisciplinary conference, Pink Floyd: Sight, Sound, and Structure.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Roger Waters, The Pink Floyd, Pink Floyd

Christian Newswire

Central Presbyterian Church Celebrates the Installation of Jason Harris as Senior Pastor

Central Presbyterian Church will celebrate the installation of The Reverend Jason Harris as its Senior Pastor at a special service to be held on Sunday, April 27, at 5:00 p.m., New York time, in Central's sanctuary.


Related Topix: New York, University of Virginia

Centauri Dreams

Remembering 'Saturn by 1970a 2

One day in the late summer of 1958, at a time when the Jet Propulsion Laboratory was still in the hands of the U.S. Army , Freeman Dyson and Ted Taylor showed up at the facility outside Pasadena.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Nerve News

Ancient Mars not warm enough for liquid water: Study

Evidence suggest that Mars was wet, but it was probably not consistently warm enough for making the water flow, a thrilling study reveals.


The Day

Impressions of Old Lyme's cosmopolitan artist

Lucien Abrams painted subjects as diverse as an Arabian girl in Algeria, the Brazos River in Texas, a ferry at Marseilles, and "Opening Tea" at the Lyme Art Association.


Related Topix: Texas, Albany, TX, Painting, Arts

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

Historian 'all-stars' honor Hackney

On Sunday at Auburn University Montgomery, an "all-star lineup" of Southern historians gathered to talk, with topics ranging from the Civil War's significance today to the historical poignancy of letters between a budding historian in civil rights-era Alabama and his mentor.


Related Topix: Auburn University Montgomery, Montgomery, AL, Yale University, Tulane University

Dallas Morning News

Princeton professor to discuss impact of scarcity at Communities Foundation

The Communities Foundation of Texas will present Princeton University psychology professor and author Eldar Shafir as part of its annual Cause-Minded Conversations series.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Harvard University, Opinion

Daily Kos

Goverment listens to lobbyists and wealthy more than average citizens finds surprising study

This is a true study folks. - I just present it in a sarcastic fashion. This post rated ST for Snark Tolerant readers only.


The Times of Trenton

Princeton University to store fine art collection in new facility

But its location is being kept a secret so as not to tip off art thieves who might be tempted to swipe some of the more than 90,000 pieces of fine art - from the ancient to the contemporary - to be stored inside Princeton University Art Museum's future storage facility.


The Times of Trenton

Princeton-based ikon.5 integrates architectural style and sustainable technologies

In the late summer or early fall of 2015, when Princeton University begins to use a long-awaited new storage facility for its art museum's collections, it will have the imprint of a local architecture firm on it.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Morristown, NJ, Montclair, NJ, Hunterdon County, NJ

Medical News Today

Chronic stress affects African-American boys genetically

Stressful upbringings can leave imprints on the genes of children as young as age 9, according to a study led by Princeton University and Pennsylvania State University researchers.


Related Topix: African-American, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University, Genetics, Medicine, Columbia University

Sat Apr 12, 2014


The Government Listens To Lobbyists And The Wealthy, Not You And I

When organized interest groups or economic elites want a particular policy passed, there's a strongly likelihood their wishes will come true .


Related Topix: Northwestern University, US News, Liberal Political News