It’s All Political: Raising Kids without Indoctrination

As a political scientist, I know about political socialization.  People learn first from their families about political values.  Kids then talk to their peers in high school and college and learn more.  People may have formative experiences occur when we engage with people of different education levels, income brackets, and races/ethnicities.  This may also challenge […]

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Health Care is a Feminist Issue

This week was a heart-wrenching week for many, myself included.  I watched with baited breath as the procedural vote happened on the floor of the Senate, checking a livefeed at work as often as I could.  I saw votes cast in real time.  Then, the vote-a-rama.  And, finally the so-called “skinny repeal”.  As a political […]

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