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Southern California elected officials slam Trump for trying to block states from setting clean air standards

Los Angeles Daily News quoted Lisa Schweitzer of the USC Price School on President Trump using California auto emissions standards to build political support.

“As far as I can see, President Trump wants to fix something that isn’t broken to score short-term political points,” said Lisa Schweitzer, an urban planning professor at USC.

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Martin Gilens

? Democracy & Inequality of Political Influence In this episode of the PS You’re Interesting podcast, Jeff Jenkins talks economic and political inequality in democracies with Martin Gilens, Professor of Public Policy at UCLA Luskin. The degree of political influence is dramatically unequal for people within the United States, public policy can Read more…

The Politics of #HimToo

In an op-ed posted in The New York Times by a contributing writer,  Abby K. Wood, USC Gould School, was quoted on the standard of acceptable behavior established by the Democratic Party. I’m struck by where the Democrats drew this line. Suppose they had drawn it somewhere between the allegations against Rep. John Conyers Read more…

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