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Professor Pearlstein writes on the Business Roundtable’s decisions on tax reform

In his November 17th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes on the dilemma being faced by the Business Roundtable concerning Republican tax reform and it’s implications. You can read the full article here.

Professor Pearlstein critiques the Democratic response to Republican tax plans

In his November 3rd piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes on the need for the Democratic Party to propose their own tax policies in response to the Republican tax plan, rather than purely

Professor Pearlstein writes on the misconceptions embedded in the Republican tax plan

In his September 27th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein discusses the problems in both economic theory and public opinion created by the Republican platform on tax reform.  You can read the full article

Professor Pearlstein writes on Amazon’s search for another headquarters in the face of urban planning crises in American cities

In his September 8th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes about Amazon’s search for a second headquarters city in the context of the zoning and housing crisis striking many major U.S. cities.  You

Professor Pearlstein writes on the views of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on tax reform

In his August 29th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein describes the shortcomings of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce recommendations for tax reform.  Read the full article here.

Professor Pearlstein writes on the significance of the resignations from Trump’s advisory councils

In his August 19th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes about the significance of the resignations from President Trump’s advisory councils in the context of declining American support for capitalism.  You can read

Professor Pearlstein writes on the evolving nature of antitrust law

In his July 28th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein describes the new debate over the investigation of Amazon for antitrust violations in the face of aging antitrust law.  You can read the full

Professor Pearlstein writes on the relevance of the failed Obamacare repeal in evaluating the Trump presidency

In his July 28th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes that the failed Republican effort to repeal Obamacare reflects greater divisions within the Republican ranks that will inevitably impact the ability of President

Professor Pearlstein writes on the Republican Party’s difficulty with trade-offs.

In his July 20th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes on the need for Republican lawmakers to recognize trade-offs in order to create a cohesive vision on different policy issues.  Read the full

Senator Jim Webb speaks to students in Professor Robinson’s Honors College class

Robinson Professor of Criminology, Law and Society Laurie Robinson had Senator Jim Webb come to her Honors College class to discuss his past plans at assembling a new crime commission, the current debates in American criminal justice circles, and his