Posts Tagged ‘democracy’

January 14th, 2021

Will Joe Biden’s Inauguration Heal a Divided Nation?

Contact: Jenesse Miller 213-810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu Next week, Joe Biden becomes America’s 46th president and inherits major problems that few other presidents faced upon their inauguration. Hundreds of thousands of Americans are dead due to the coronavirus pandemic. Business closures and rising unemployment have crippled the economy. American democracy is in peril as evidenced by Republican attempts […]

December 9th, 2019

Will impeachment hurt or help Trump?

USC faculty are using the impeachment hearings to teach students about history, constitutional law, policy and political communications. They’re available to discuss these lessons, including how impeachment could work for or against President Trump, the GOP and Democratic rivals. Contact: Jenesse Miller, (213) 810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu What does history tell us about impeachment and reelection? “Some […]

August 23rd, 2019

Battle for the future of Hong Kong: Are protests a tipping point?

The Hong Kong protests started in June as a response to a contentious extradition bill. After demonstrators took over Hong Kong’s airport earlier this month, Hong Kong residents formed a 20-mile human chain across the city today. The protests are raising questions about Hong Kong’s future and its relationship with mainland China. USC experts explain […]