Geography Undergraduates Win Academic Honors

Congratulations to our students for some stellar academic achievements:

Helen Olsen, Mary Gates Research Scholar, for her project  ”Examining Zones of Encounter and Sites of Governance: The Middle Class Poverty Projection”. Helen also received a Mary Gates Leadership Scholarship for her project, “Caring Across Distance: Working with the Critical Development Forum.”

Mollie Holmberg, Mary Click to Read More

Jon Kyl: Extend Bush Tax Cuts For Wealthy Even If They Add To Deficit

More structural inequality baked into the system:

Top Senate Republican Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) insisted on Sunday that Congress should extend the Bush tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans regardless of their impact on the deficit, even as he and other Republicans are blocking unemployment insurance extensions over deficit concerns.

Paul Krugman Click to Read More