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Make my daughter POTUS someday

What does a 9-year-old need to do now to become President of the United States? [more inside]
posted by Lulu's Pink Converse on Oct 25, 2012 - 53 answers

Post-truth understanding is an oxymoron.

I have been seeing several references lately to "post-truth" campaigns/politics lately, but I am not sure exactly what the definition is. I can infer what is implied, but want material that explains what it is. Example [more inside]
posted by annsunny on Jul 14, 2012 - 7 answers

Current Events in a College Course

What's the best way to incorporate current events into an intro-level college course? [more inside]
posted by cupcakemuffin on May 9, 2012 - 15 answers

Where are the policies for language ed in the EU?

How do I find policies that are actually in use, not future or the past? Specifically: How can I find EU actually-in-use policies (and if possible, if it's actually happening on the ground) in regards to second language education. [more inside]
posted by titanium_geek on Jun 4, 2011 - 2 answers

Powerful Comics Articulate Feelings Better than I Do.

I once ran across an educational/political comic. Someone on my shared PC cleaned out the history so now I can't find it. Text description of this comic inside... [more inside]
posted by TinWhistle on May 13, 2011 - 3 answers

An Education Cleavage?

I'm looking for studies about educational attainment as a predictor for party choice in US Presidential Elections. [more inside]
posted by robinhoudt on Mar 31, 2010 - 6 answers

Should I go to law school if I have no interest in being a lawyer?

Does it make sense to go to law school if I never intend on actually practicing law? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 26, 2010 - 51 answers

Help a 13 y/o get to know the Amercian soldier.

What resources (films, books, websites) can I share with my 13 y/o daughter who has expressed a recent keen admiration and care for the American soldier from the Vietnam War era to the present? [more inside]
posted by keith0718 on Sep 3, 2009 - 22 answers

Me vote pretty some day.

How do I (quickly) educate myself on the props and candidate choices I will be faced with on my ballot next week? [more inside]
posted by allkindsoftime on Oct 30, 2008 - 7 answers

Help me help my friend into politics

Late last year, I convinced a friend to run for public office in my hometown. He did! How can I help make sure he has a bright political future? [more inside]
posted by parmanparman on Oct 19, 2008 - 6 answers

Illegal Immigrants in College

Can anyone tell me the percentage of children of illegal immigrants who attend college? Specifically in Texas. We are arguing the HB 104 (in state tuition bill) in my government class and I need to know how many children of illegal immigrants who were not born in the US actually attend institutions of higher education....
posted by madmamasmith on Mar 22, 2008 - 12 answers

What are Web 2.0's effects on American politics?

I always hear that blogging and YouTube are (and/or will be) revolutionary in American politics. Is this true? How so? Can you recommend recent books, academic articles, extended blog posts and other media that demonstrate (or argue against) the effects of blogging, citizen journalism, social networking web sites and YouTube on American politics? Differing viewpoints would be appreciated!
posted by eswusp86 on Aug 11, 2007 - 8 answers

Help me nourish my brain.

Can anyone recommend any good documentaries? Bonus points if its history or culture related. [more inside]
posted by Vindaloo on Aug 23, 2006 - 38 answers

How to stop being a racist?

How (or: Why) do people begin to stop being racist? How did you begin to learn to appreciate people of different races to your own? [more inside]
posted by cleardawn on Sep 21, 2005 - 37 answers

I've never read the paper and now at 30+ want to educate myself on Politics, Gov, Current Events, World History, etc. Where to start?

I'm over 30 and probably know as much or less about history, politics/ gov, and current events as my 7 year old niece. Now, I want to be aware and don't know where to begin. I've tried just "merging in" but the references, terms, and names are lost on me. I need a starting point that will give me a framework or bird's eye view to start from and build on. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 24, 2005 - 27 answers

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