Stern Comments on Capitol Hill Riot & Path to Extremism
“The claimed rationale for violent extremism, which is a wish to protect people from some injustice – in this case, the injustice of a stolen election – often masks a deeper sort of pain.”
Heine Publishes Article on January 6 U.S. Capitol Riot
In exploring what led to the January 6 Capitol riots, Ambassador Heine places the event within the broader crisis of Western democracies and the rise of populism that has been its hallmark.
Stern Discusses Report on U.S. Capitol Riot
According to a new CNN report, 10% of the first arrested Capitol Hill rioters didn’t vote in 2020. Professor Stern weighs in.
CLAS Hosts Discussion on Latinx Perspectives of US Elections
Special guests noted that the main lessons coming out of the 2020 election cycle is that “the Latinx community is not a monolith.”
CLAS Hosts Virtual Panel on U.S. Presidential Elections
Pardee Professors and fellow Boston University experts discussed the Latin American perspectives on the U.S. elections.
CSE Hosts Discussion on European Perspectives of the U.S. Elections
Speakers discussed reactions to Trump’s defeat across Europe & the challenges facing the incoming Biden administration.
Garčević Discusses Impacts of U.S. Election on the Balkans
Ambassador Garčević explains how many in the Balkans expect to see a U.S. comeback in Balkan affairs following the presidential election.
Lukes Discusses Biden’s “Defeat in Victory” in Interview
Professor Lukes discussed the United States presidential election and the challenges that both President Trump and President-elect Biden will soon face.
Najam Describes American Political Divide In Dawn Op-Ed
“It had become commonplace to describe America as divided…Maybe angst is a better word to describe the state of this Union”
Lukes Publishes Article on First U.S. Presidential Debate
“It was a primitive free-for-all, full of anger and aggression, a cacophony of half-truths and lies.”