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politics

Q+A
The Capitol insurrectionists and the lingering threat of extremist violence
Published Jan 14, 2021
Eugene Finkel, an expert in violence, state collapse, and social change, discusses what we know about the rioters who attacked the U.S. Capitol one week ago and how the nation can confront the emerging threat of domestic terrorism
Explorations of the past and present
Published Winter 2020
The seven short stories in "The Office of Historical Corrections," Danielle Evans' latest collection, revolve around characters wrestling with the long shadows of the past. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Arts
Forging friendships across political divides
Published Nov 6, 2020
SNF Agora Institute, Peabody Institute, and Hopkins at Home host a free radio broadcast of the celebrated opera 'Scalia/Ginsburg' this weekend
Election 2020
In election's wake, a call for humility, empathy, and understanding
Published Nov 4, 2020
While votes continue to be counted, SAIS Dean Eliot Cohen shares his insights about the lessons we still haven't learned from 2016
Q+A
Election fallout: Could partisan division prompt civil upheaval?
Published Nov 3, 2020
Political scientist Eugene Finkel discusses the threat of large-scale violence in response to the 2020 general election—regardless of who wins
Perspective
As election concludes, patience is critical
Published Nov 3, 2020
The job of voters will soon be done, but in a high-stakes election that promises a historic turnout, the winners may not soon be known, JHU political scientist Robert Lieberman writes
SNF Agora Institute
How race is shaping the 2020 election
Published Nov 2, 2020
Scholars discuss the evolution of the Black Lives Matter movement, Donald Trump's political maneuvering, and historical precedents that shaped America
U.S. policy
More U.S. adults report wanting the government to play a larger role in society
Published Oct 30, 2020
More adults supported health, unemployment, and income-related policies in April 2020 than did in September 2019
Lauren Underwood has hit her stride
Published Fall 2020
The first-term congresswoman made history with her 2018 election. Now, amid another historic moment, Underwood—herself a public health nurse—is certain she's the right person for the job. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Vignette
Truth to power, even from a basement studio
Published Fall 2020
NBC Chief White House correspondent Hallie Jackson, A&S '06, returns from maternity leave to a "new normal" / Johns Hopkins Magazine