The passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week pushed the 2020 presidential race into new directions; and a Federal judge has barred the Trump administration’s plans to end the 2020 census a month early. That ruling is bound to be challenged, but it represents another twist in this year’s fraught count. In with analysis are UAF Political Scientist Alexander Hirsch Alaska and Nate Bauer, who directs the University of Alaska Press.
Understandably, most political commentators are focused on November’s general election, but our own analysts, Nate Bauer who directs the University of Alaska Press and UAF Political Scientist Alexander Hirsch are also tracking Fairbanks’ municipal contests, October 6th.
This statewide political cycle sees a couple of ballot measures, one of them has attracted millions of dollars. In with analysis are Nate Bauer, who directs the UA Press and UAF Political Scientist Alexander Hirsch.
This episode may be about hope. UAF ecologist emeritus Terry Chapin is a widely respected scientist. He is also highly regarded for his engagement on the social implications of climate change. In 2019 he garnered the prestigious Volvo Environment Prize. This year Oxford University Press is out with a new book by Terry, Grassroots Stewardship: Sustainability within our Reach. I’ve been asked to moderate a UAF on-line discussion of the book’s themes this Thursday.
It appears the healthy lead Joe Biden has enjoyed in the presidential contest is diminishing. In with analysis are Nate Bauer, who directs the UA Press and UAF Political Scientist Alexander Hirsch.
It’s been said America has a two-party political system. But lately the number of those who refuse to identify with either party is on the rise, especially in Alaska. In with analysis are UA Press Director Nate Bauer and UAF Political Scientist Alexander Hirsch.
Over the centuries, poetry has offered insights and comfort to many during times of stress. A group in Anchorage has adapted traditional poetry readings into a Zoom event with its Poetry Parley. Local poet John Morgan is featured this month and he’s celebrating the works of William Stafford, as well as reading from his own work.
Tuesday saw Alaska’s primary election, but several races will have to wait for absentee ballots to be counted before declaring a winner. In with analysis are UA Press’ director Nate Bauer and UAF Political Scientist Alexander Hirsch.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced this week his choice of a running mate: California US Senator Kamala Harris. In with analysis are UAF political scientist Alexander Hirsch and Nate Bauer, director of the University of Alaska Press.
Is the Republican Party fracturing? The Lincoln Project has released a series of blistering ads against President Trump. In with analysis are UAF Political Science professor Alexander Hirsh and Nate Bauer, who directs the University of Alaska Press.