I'm interested in resources relating studies on discrimination in the United States today. I'm thinking of something along the lines of this Tim Wise post
linking to a bunch of studies, but something a little more comprehensive, recent, without links through Facebook, if possible. Am particularly interested in data along the lines Wise mentions, about contemporary discrimination against African Americans in housing, employment, etc. Does this exist? Thanks!
posted by ibmcginty
on May 2, 2012 -
How did 9/11 affect Cuba specifically? How would the past ten years of Cuban history be different if 9/11 hadn't happened? [more inside]
posted by El Curioso
on Mar 22, 2011 -
What natural disasters since the Cuban Revolution have affected both the United States and Cuba (i.e. hurricanes Dennis and Katrina)? Also, where would I find the best primary sources regarding either government's response to the disasters? [more inside]
posted by barbudo
on Jul 20, 2010 -
On September 29, 2008, Nora Dannehy was appointed Special Prosecutor by Attorney General Michael Mukasey to direct the criminal probe into the 2006 firings of nine U.S attorneys. According to the Law Blog in the WSJ
, she was to turn in her report in 60 days. Obviously that didn't happen. The most recent news I can find is about her interview with Karl Rove
on May 15, 2009. Anyone know more than this?
posted by SLOHands
on Aug 12, 2009 -
Which is the best book for a reasonably in-depth introduction to American politics and particularly the workings of The White House? [more inside]
posted by logicalsequence
on Jul 6, 2009 -
Where can I find blog entries / articles with recommendations on how the Obama administration can use the internet to govern? [more inside]
posted by perpetualstroll
on Dec 4, 2008 -
Where is that particular political map of America that shows a county by county breakdown of party and population via 3D extrusion? [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher
on Nov 5, 2008 -
I'm not politically savvy, and I want to know where candidates stand on certain issues. Is there a website that can do a simple side-by-side comparison? [more inside]
posted by kidsleepy
on Jan 18, 2007 -
How's the market for mid-level political professions in Canada? I'm hoping to emigrate from the US and politics is about all that I do.
posted by willie11
on Aug 3, 2006 -
What's so great about the U.S. constitution? From a political science perspective, a legal perspective, a historical perspective? Non-USians without a written constitution especially invited to reply.
posted by insideout
on Dec 4, 2004 -
I was looking at a spoof map showing the 'United States of Canada' and 'Jesusland'. In it, the 'blue' states were now part of Canada, and the 'red' states were what's left of the US. With the increasing divide between the two sides, what would happen if those 'blue' states seceded somehow. Don't they represent most of the economic prosperity in this country? And what does that fact say about the this country?
(I know this is not possible, but it is interesting to look at the relationship between economics and political leaning.)
posted by eas98
on Nov 5, 2004 -
How do I go about setting up a political party and achieving federal recognition?
posted by Apoch
on Nov 5, 2004 -
In Wisconsin, you don't have to declare a party in order to vote in the primary, which has me wondering, since George W. Bush is a lock on the republican side, why don't republicans vote in the democratic party for the person they think is the least likely to win?
posted by drezdn
on Feb 17, 2004 -