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Princeton University professor Kim Lane Scheppele gave a presentation on autocracies during a Thomas S. Foley event Tuesday.

Princeton professor speaks on rise of autocracies

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen reporter March 17, 2021

A Princeton University professor spoke on the rise of autocracies and what drives the collapse of democracy worldwide during a Thomas S. Foley Institute event on YouTube Tuesday afternoon. Populism...

The pandemic has enabled the Foley Institute to have a greater number of speakers since they no longer have to travel to the WSU campus, said Allie Figlin, student intern for the Foley Institute. 

Foley Institute maintains number of events amid pandemic  

KIARA DOYAL, Evergreen reporter February 26, 2021

Although the pandemic has not affected the number of events the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service puts on, the way public educational events are hosted has changed.  Through...

Speaker Bruce Ackerman said he would not be surprised if Trump is voted to be disqualified from holding another office after the U.S. Capitol riots.

Yale faculty member discusses Trump, Capitol riots

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter February 26, 2021

A constitutional law professor from Yale outlined the legal aspects of possibly banning former President Donald Trump from running for office again during a Foley Institute event Thursday. Bruce Ackerman...

“Election officials in my last 30 years of working here have really focused on having compensating security measures in place so that when somebody criticizes something, we can show them that these processes are secure,” said Secretary of State Kim Wyman.

State official addresses election security during Foley event

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen reporter February 24, 2021

Secretary of State Kim Wyman discussed election interference and how increased cyber security can increase reliability of election processes during a Foley Institute event Tuesday.  Wyman is the...

Bob Lutz, member of the Washington State Department of Health, said public health officials can reach out to skeptical communities by connecting with trusted allies of those communities to communicate correct and crucial information about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Foley event discusses COVID-19 vaccine issues

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter February 10, 2021

WSU’s Foley Institute hosted a virtual meeting Tuesday to discuss the technology and misinformation surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine.  There are three major types of vaccines, said Dr. Bob Lutz,...

Voter suppression continues to be an issue around the country, says Keneshia Grant, associate professor of political science at Howard University.

Black migration ‘creates new possibilities in American politics,’ speaker says

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen reporter January 27, 2021

One professor addressed how critical the Black vote is to presidential candidates’ success and the effect migration patterns have on American politics during a virtual event Tuesday afternoon. WSU’s...

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