Category: Graham Wilson

Tom Menino’s Initiative On Cities

March 18th, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Feature, Graham Wilson, Initiative on Cities, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen, WBUR 0 comments

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Menino is setting up the Initiative on Cities with Graham Wilson, Chairman the political science department at B.U….

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Food Stamp Cut Backed by Republicans With Voters on Rolls

August 14th, 2013 in 2013, Bloomberg, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graham Wilson, Newsmakers 0 comments

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As the U.S. economy recovers from the worst recession since the Great Depression, the explosive growth of food stamps remains a lingering legacy…

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“If there was no deficit, they would still want to cut this kind of program. They have a fervent ideological belief that government should be cut back.”

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Meaningful Change in Gun Control Policy Is Unlikely

December 21st, 2012 in 2012, Boston Magazine, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graham Wilson, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Calls for tougher gun laws sounded nationwide in response to last week’s school shooting, reviving the gun control debate that had remained all but dormant since the federal ban on assault weapons was allowed to lapse in 2004…

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NRA responds after Newtown shootings

December 18th, 2012 in 2012, Boston Globe, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graham Wilson, Newsmakers 0 comments

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The National Rifle Association broke its silence Tuesday on the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting massacre in which a young man killed 27 people, 20 of them children slaughtered in their classrooms…

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Gun lobby outspends gun-control advocates

December 17th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graham Wilson, Marketplace, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Yesterday, Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.) said she plans to introduce a bill that would ban assault weapons. A similar ban expired, back in 2004…

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Massachusetts Residents Want To Split From the US, Form Own Government

November 14th, 2012 in 2012, BostInno, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graham Wilson, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Massachusetts is the latest state to join the roster of places around the country looking to secede from the United States and form its own government after President Barack Obama was reelected on November 6…

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Metropolitik: The endless campaign ends

November 8th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graham Wilson, Metro, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Asking a political scientist to write about an election campaign before the results come in is like asking the theater critic to file a review of a play at intermission…

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Election coverage

November 6th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graham Wilson, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Politics As Usual

October 30th, 2012 in 2012, Boston Public Radio, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graham Wilson, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Weather prognosticators are busy gauging where and how hard Hurricane Sandy will hit…

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Romney a confident challenger; Obama a cautious incumbent in first debate

October 4th, 2012 in 2012, Boston Globe, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graham Wilson, Newsmakers 0 comments

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For more than a year Mitt Romney has criticized President Obama from afar…

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