Politicians must often walk a fine line with their rhetoric in order to avoid offending important groups – and this need is no different where the “base” of their party is concerned. John V. Kane has previously found that when a politician actually works to upset their base, this can lead to more support from those in the opposing party, which could lead to more bipartisanship. In new research, he determines that partisans are attracted to stories about an opposing-party president antagonizing their base, revealing another way that the media are important in forming political opinions.
One year into the United Nations’ new strategy for gender parity among staff members at all levels, a gendered backlash has emerged, even as parity has been achieved at the highest echelons of the world body.
Anne Marie Goetz Clinical Professor, Center for Global Affairs, School of Professional Studies, New York University. She has written on gender mainstreaming, gender and conflict, and on gender in UN policies (including the UN’s World Conferences on Women). A range
At a high-level panel discussion on September 17, 2018, marking the one-year anniversary of the Gender Parity Strategy, participants were cautiously optimistic, but called for renewed support.
Most Americans take water for granted. It’s a resource that people assume will always be accessible, available, and consumable. But for how much longer?
According to Jennifer Trahan, a Clinical Professor at the NYU Center for Global Affairs, the activation of the crime of aggression, despite its apparent limitations, could provide some deterrent against leaders who may be tempted to invade another country.