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What's in Store for the French Presidential Election in April 2022?
With center-right President Emmanuel Macron facing off against extreme-right Marine Le Pen, what’s in store for the French presidential election next April? In a new brief, Baker Institute faculty scholar Julie Fette and William Tsai, Rice '24, examine the polls, platforms and possibilities.
Julie Fette, William Tsai October 19, 2021
Person blowing out vape smoke
Vaping: Clearing the Air
The authors examine recent trends in vaping, research on its effectiveness for smoking cessation, the role of industry marketing and policy responses to increased use.
Katharine Neill Harris, William Martin February 28, 2020
Texas Republicans’ Push for a Religious ‘License to Discriminate’ is Depressingly Familiar
Texas Senate Bill 17 would give state-licensed professionals, including those in the medical and child care fields, permission to refuse services to LGBTQ Texans (and possibly others) on the basis of “sincerely held religious belief.” The author cites historical cases in which religion was cited to justify discrimination against African Americans and women, concluding that religious liberty has always been subject to limitations. Texas Observer: http://bit.ly/2KOtS3c
David R. Brockman April 18, 2019
Texas transgender bathroom bill could mean economic disaster
Political science fellow Mark P. Jones analyzes the potential economic consequences and protests Texas could face if state legislators pass a bathroom bill requiring either the public at large or public school students to use the public restroom that corresponds with the gender on their birth certificates. Fortune magazine: http://for.tn/2qTfWbW.
Mark P. Jones May 25, 2017