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Professor Pearlstein writes on the recent debate on American inequality

In his July 1st piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein compares and contrasts two recent books on the nature of American income inequality.  Read the full article here.

Professor Pearlstein writes on the true impact of Republican healthcare reform

In his June 22nd piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein explains the limitations and specific policy failures of the Republican attempts to repeal Obamacare.  Read the full article here.

Professor Pearlstein writes on the importance of business leadership in the current political climate

In his June 7th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein writes that American business leaders must assume leadership on issues and stand up to President Trumps missteps on policy decisions.  Read the full article

Professor Pearlstein’s article on the need for moderation in the debate on government spending

In his May 25th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein calls for more meaningful debate and less outrage in the debate over proposed cuts in government spending by the Trump administration.  You can read

Professor Pearlstein’s article on the impact of trade deficits on the world economy

In his May 18th piece in the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein explains the relevance of President Trump’s views on trade deficits given the current state of the world economy.  You can read the full article

Professor Pearlstein’s discussion on the President’s relevance in pushing GOP agenda

n his most recent piece for the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public and International Affairs Steven Pearlstein discusses how President Trump’s domestic Cabinet has been pushing their Tea Party agenda, regardless of the involvement of the President. Read the

Professor Pearlstein’s discussion on the GOP’s health care

In his most recent piece for the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public and International Affairs Steven Pearlstein discusses the conflicting views about health care within the GOP. Read the whole article here.

Dr. James Trefil discussed the history of exoplanets research in his new book

In his most recent interview , Robinson Professor of Physics James Trefil discusses his new book “Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System“, which he co-wrote with Michael Summers. Read the

Dr. Roger Wilkins, Robinson Professor Emeritus of History and American Culture, passed away at the age of 85

The Robinson Professors office is saddened by the news that Dr. Roger Wilkins has passed away on March 26 at the age of 85. “Roger W. Wilkins, a ranking Justice Department official during the 1960s who later composed Pulitzer Prize-winning

Professor Pearlstein’s latest book review

In his most recent piece for the Washington Post, Robinson Professor of Public and International Affairs Steven Pearlstein discusses the updated book by Phillippe Van Parijs and Yannick Vanderborght on how to ensure everyone a guaranteed basic income. Read the