Feb. 22, 2019

2/16/19

New York Times
A better way to attract Amazon’s jobs
Nate Jensen, Government

Penn Live
Truthout
Amazon HQ2: Texas experience shows why New Yorkers were right to be skeptical
Nate Jensen and Calvin Thrall, Government

Hastings Tribune
Why American voters were primed for a president who talks like Trump
Jamie Pennebaker and Kayla Jordan, Psychology

The Dallas Morning News
Will Texas and its big cities be ready for the 2020 census? Some think a statewide effort is needed
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Washington Times
Sorry, Bernie and AOC: Socialism has very few fans among voters according to new poll
Daron Shaw, Government

Click Orlando
Will backlash against Amazon’s NYC tax breaks kill other deals?
Nate Jensen, Government

Pocono Record
Letter: Passion – the cause of all our present dangers
H.W. Brands, History

2/17/19

Los Angeles Times
Amazon’s New York retreat heralds new era of corporate welfare fights
Nate Jensen, Government

The Daily Texan
Digitized racial geography tour makes Austin’s racist history more accessible to the masses
Ted Gordon, African & African Diaspora Studies

The Chronicle of Higher Education
The hidden power of the invited talk
Sandra Black, Economics

2/18/19

Houston Chronicle
San Antonio Express-News
Austin American-Statesman
President’s Day and being on the ‘right’ side of history
Deborah Beck, Classics

CNN
Virginia is for covers (of future nonracist yearbooks)
Peniel Joseph, History

Nonprofit Quarterly
Texas program lets companies secretly renegotiate tax abatement commitments
Nate Jensen and Calvin Thrall, Government

Patch
Film detailing Austin teacher’s violent arrest to be screened
Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

2/19/19

Wharton
Will the Green New Deal change the debate on climate change?
David Spence, Government

Politico
With Amazon deal dashed, New York’s vast tax breaks called into question
Nate Jensen, Government

Waco Tribune-Herald
Black history is ultimately American history
Peniel Joseph, History

The Advice Goddess
Eat, Gray, Love
David Buss, Psychology

In These Times
New York isn’t the only city waging a fight against Amazon
Nate Jensen, Government

Express
How to live longer: The key to long life REVEALED by new study
Karen Fingerman, Population Research Center and Texas Aging & Longevity Center

2/20/19

Foreign Policy
Start the North Korea hearings. And then Saudi Arabia hearing. And the China hearings…
Jeremi Suri, History

Infosurhoy
With Amazon deal dashed, New York’s vast tax breaks called into question
Nate Jensen, Government

Fox Business
Warren’s ‘wealth tax’ to face host of challenges
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Corpus Christi Caller Times
Is it racism or ignorance in old University of Texas yearbooks and on campus today?
Kevin Cokely, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

CBS Austin
New UT study says being more social helps older adults live longer
Karen Fingerman, Population Research Center and Texas Aging & Longevity Center

San Antonio Express-News
Make black history a school requirement in Texas
Peniel Joseph, History

2/21/19

Illinois Times
Youth hostile
David Buss, Psychology

Bloomberg
All the President’s pronouns
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

The Texas Observer
Elizabeth McCracke’s ‘Bowlaway’ spins a dark, magical tale of love, loss and bowling
Elizabeth McCracken, English

Houston Public Media
10 ways Texas is changing and why lawmakers should pay attention
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
What are Beto O’Rourke plans for 2020? Is he running for president, or Senate?
Daron Shaw, Government

Fox News
Fox News Poll: Half of voters favor military action against North Korea
Daron Shaw, Government

The Daily Texan
State Sen. Charles Perry wants to create Texas’ first flood plan
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

ARTnews
Art+Feminsim to host sixth annual Wikipedia edit-a-thon in March
Simone Browne, African & African Diaspora Studies

Atlantic
How much leisure time do the happiest people have?
Daniel Hamermesh (emeritus), Economics

2/22/19

Texas Tribune
ABC 25
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Beto O’Rourke is days away from a 2020 decision. Here are six questions that loom over him.
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

2 Guys on Your Head
Actions and intentions
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Free Weekly
Youth hostile
David Buss, Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
Companies awarded millions of dollars for creating jobs in Texas can quietly renegotiate those deals
Nate Jensen, Government

The Seattle Times
Never stop learning: Seattle-area noncredit classes that will grow your mind
Jeremi Suri, History

Feb. 15, 2019

2/9/19

CNN
Why this year’s Black History Month is pivotal
Peniel Joseph, History

NPR, All Things Considered
Why the US has continued to fight in Afghanistan
Aaron O’Connell, History

2/10/19

Austin American-Statesman
Trump’s wall campaign, voter fraud draw Texas GOP focus
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto and Josh Blank, Government and Texas Politics Project

Bloomberg
Post Bulletin
Elizabeth Warren and the High Price of Progress
Circe Sturm, American Studies

2/11/19

Trib Talk
Mandate or machinations? Unpacking efforts to set the legislative agenda
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

AP News
Inverse
EurekAlert
San Francisco Chronicle
U.S. News & World Report
New York Times
Trump’s speech: less analytical, more sure than predecessors
Jamie Pennebaker and Kayla Jordan, Psychology

Bustle
Lyft will pay for $10 off your ride to Black History Museums & other cultural sites this month
Peniel Joseph, LBJ School of Public Affairs/College of Liberal Arts

Los Angeles Times
Why opioids hit white areas harder: Doctors there prescribe more readily, study finds
Bridget J. Goosby, Sociology and PRC

2/12/19

Outlook India
Eurasia Review
Deccan Herald
Spectrum News
Millennium Post
Trump’s simple language fits long-term political trend: Study
Jamie Pennebaker and Kayla Jordan, Psychology

Chicago Tribune
How your brain chooses the people you desire
David Buss, Psychology

NBC News
Love is in the air? Office dos and don’ts
Art Markman, Pyshcology and HDO

The Washington Post
‘White privilege’ in America: The blissful ignorance of Ralph Northam
Daina Ramey Berry, History

Irish Examiner
Sex File: Partner only wants sex after she’s been to the gym
Cindy Meson, Psychology

2/13/19

Texas Standard
KERA
Study finds Texas economic incentives don’t always deliver promised benefits for taxpayers
Nathan Jensen, Government

Fox
To find great leaders, get beyond the granite
Jesse Ritner, Graduate student

The Daily Texan
Radical Hope syllabus encourages hope in the face of world environmental problems
Erika Bsumek and Alina Scott, History and graduate student

Fox
Capitalism buries socialism
Daron Shaw, Government

Pacific Sun
Advice Goddess
David Buss, Psychology

The Daily Texan
New collaboration between UT, Mexico tries to find solutions to human rights violations, violence
Ricardo Ainslie, American Studies and LLILAS

2/14/19

Harvard Business Review
How to approach an office romance (and how not to)
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Ledger
A history of government shutdowns
Sean Theriault, Government

KFOX El Paso
Planned Parenthood visits EPCC to provide resources and information to students
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Big Think
Why are people sexually attracted to cartoons? Evolution.
David Buss, Psychology

Fox
Majority thinks Democrats have a chance to unseat Trump in 2020
Daron Shaw, Government

Wired
CNN
In These Times
New York Times
Amazon won’t build its new headquarters in New York City
Nathan Jensen, Government

CBS
Trump’s SCOTUS appointees may help likely legal battle over border wall
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

KBZK
Amazon won’t build its new headquarters in New York City
Nathan Jensen, Government

El Paso Herald-Post
Planned Parenthood celebrates Valentine’s Day with birth control trivia, free condoms at EPCC
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

U.S. News & World Report
Romance: Deal Makers & Breakers
David Buss, Psychology

KXAN
Why Congress probably won’t challenge a Trump emergency declaration
H.W. Perry, Government

The Daily Texan
Philosophy professor analyzes Plato’s vision of love and wisdom
Paul Woodruff, Philosophy

2/15/19

The Irish Times
In the end Amazon didn’t win its own subsidy game
Nathan Jensen, Government

Houston Chronicle
Cornyn faces new threats in 202 re-election bid
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Michigan War Studies Review
My War, My Art
Tom Palaima, Classics

NBC News
Corporate tax breaks can backfire – as New York City just found out
Nate Jensen, Government

New York Times
Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company
Nate Jensen, Government

NPR
KUNC
KUT
How Northam, Neeson Can Represent ‘Racism Without Racists’
Peniel Joseph, History

Boston Review
Economics after Neoliberalism
Sandra Black, Economics

Bellingham Herald
New York Times
Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company
Nate Jensen, Government

The Sunbury News
Amazon jilts NYC
Nate Jensen and Calvin Thrall, Government

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
How to, and how not to, approach office romance
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Ladders
How open offices prohibit productivity and social interaction
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

NBC News
Corporate tax breaks can backfire – as New York City just found out
Nate Jensen, Government

KUT
24-hour news cycle
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Interfaith Radio
The faith of the Presidents
Denise Spellberg, History and Middle Eastern Studies

Feb. 8, 2019

2/2/19

CNN
Ralph Northam’s yearbook page reveals much more than a young man’s mistake
Peniel Joseph, History

2/3/19

The Dallas Morning News
Tough times for corporate payola? More firms give up Texas incentives without getting a cent
Nathan Jensen, Government

2/4/19

The Australian Financial Review
If multitasking is ruining your work day, here’s how to regain control
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Houston Chronicle
Watching the clock
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Texas Monthly
Q&A with author Elizabeth McCracken: “Austin is a city of books as much as music”
Elizabeth McCracken, English

2/5/18

Bloomberg
What’s got U.S. inflation so depressed? Just asking for the Fed
Olivier Coibion, Economics

Science Magazine
Airport construction threatens unexplored archaeological sites in Peru
Alan Covey, Anthropology and LLILAS

CNN
How Liam Neeson’s shame could do some good
Peniel Joseph, History

The Argonaut
Advice Goddess
David Buss, Psychology

Law360
Cos. the tweak tax breaks deals avoid records requests: study
Nathan Jensen, Government

The Dallas Morning News
When is a (sweetheart) deal a deal? Texas trims job goals for companies that won’t hit ’em
Nathan Jensen, Government

Texas Monthly
If Beto runs for President, where does that leave Texas?
Jim Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

National Review
When compromise still reigned in US politics
H.W. Brands, History

2/6/18

Austin Business Journal
Texas Enterprise Fund transparency study: How often state incentives agreements change
Nathan Jensen, Government

CBS News
Fact checking Trump’s State of the Union
Nestor P. Rodriguez

Trib Talk
Texas voter citizenship review, Empower Texans’ Senate media pass, the 2020 congressional battlefield
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Transparency, economic development regulations are dying in Texas
Nathan Jensen and Calvin Thrall, Government and government PhD candidate

Hindustan Times
To clean India, invest in water conservation
Dean Spears, Economics

2/7/18

NBC
Flipping Texas would be tall task, even if Beto O’Rourke is Democratic Presidential Nominee
Texas Politics Project

WTOP
The Middletown Press
The Conversation
Heavy
Amazon HQ2: Texas experience shows why New Yorkers should be skeptical
Nathan Jensen and Calvin Thrall, Government

Axios
When tax incentives for jobs go wrong
Nathan Jensen and Calvin Thrall, Government

The Washington Post
Trump’s State of the Union addresses are very different from his predecessors’. Here’s how
Maraam Dwidar, Connor Dye, E.J. Fagan, Katie Madel and Laura Quaglia, Government PhD candidates

San Antonio Express-News
Gun debate overshadows San Antonio area school district’s quiet progress on security
Texas Politics Project

Beaumont Enterprise
Houston Chronicle
Chron
Texas rep. files legislation to legalize medical cannabis
Texas Politics Project

Community Impact
Use of economic incentive deals climbed over last decade
Nathan Jensen, Government

City Lab
Why mayors keep trying to woo business with tax breaks
Nathan Jensen, Government

Waco Tribune-Herald
Amazon HQ2: Texas experience shows why New Yorkers should be skeptical
Nathan Jensen and Calvin Thrall (grad student), Government

Waco Tribune-Herald
Amazon HQ2: Texas experience shows why New Yorkers should be skeptical
Nathan Jensen and Calvin Thrall, Government and government PhD candidate

2/8/19

Wall Street Window
Amazon HQ2: Texas experience shows why New Yorkers should be skeptical
Nathan Jensen and Calvin Thrall, Government

Fortune
Gary, Indiana – in deal with US steel – may learn the hard way how tax breaks can backfire
Nathan Jensen and Calvin Thrall, Government

BBC News
Blackface scandal: How should politicians apologise?
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Inequality
Amazon HQ2: Texas experience shows why New Yorkers should be skeptical
Nathan Jensen and Calvin Thrall, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Texas Enterprise Fund report focuses on money recouped from deals gone bad
Nathan Jensen, Government

Finance & Commerce
Texas experience contains Amazon HQ2 warning
Nathan Jensen and Calvin Thrall, Government

Feb. 1, 2019

1/26/19

Jihad Watch
Denise Spellberg on Jefferson’s “marked interest” in Islam (Part One)
Denise Spellberg, History

Texas Tribune
As it ponders where to put a Confederate plaque, a Texas state board faces backlash for removing it
Walter Buenger, History

1/28/19

Washington Post
Morning bits: when will it end?
Jeffrey Tulis, Government

1/30/19

CNN
The case for Howard Schultz
Jeremi Suri, History

Thrive Global
Revisiting this one thing from your childhood will bring you more joy
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Daily Texan
Scooter vandalism in Austin inconveniences students, companies
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

1/31/19

KUT
Expect a fight over Texas suburbs in 2020, as Democrats eye Republican bellwethers
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

Texas Monthly
Catholic Church begins releasing names of Texas-based clergy accused of sexually abusing minors
Jennifer Graber, Religious Studies

Waco Tribune-Herald
San Antonio Express-News
Dallas Morning News
So, you want to display the Ten Commandments in Texas classrooms, but what version?
Bruce Wells, Government

The Daily Texan
Artist Genevieve Gaignard wants her art to speak to different identities
Art Galleries at Black Studies

2/1/19

The Conversation
Why Muslim women wear a hijab: 3 essential reads
Faegheh Shirazi, Middle Eastern Studies

The Brown Daily Herald
University talk explores influence of black women in political movements
Ashley Farmer, AADS

Austin American Statesman
Does Beto still have lightning in his bottle?
Bethany Albertson, Government

BBC
What will happen to Afghan women when the US leaves?
Aaron O’Connell, History

Wisconsin Muslim Journal
Why Muslim women wear a Hijab
Faegheh Shirazi, Middle Eastern Studies