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Featured Course: The Politics of Climate Change

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POLI 409

According to NASA, 97 percent of actively publishing climate scientists agree that humans are responsible for global warming and climate change. This is no small phenomenon: Fifteen of the 16 warmest years ever on record have occurred in the twenty-first century (NOAA). In addition to rising global temperatures, evidence from around the globe includes rising sea levels, warming oceans, shrinking ice […]

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Featured Course: The Politics of Poverty

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POLI 446

  According to Feed America, 43.1 million Americans or 13.5 percent of the population lived in poverty in 2015. The Cato institute tells us that federal government spends $668 billion on social welfare programs each year. Combine that figure with state and local spending, and our country contributes $1 billion to counteract poverty annually. But where does that money actually go? How […]

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