Monthly Archives: March 2013

Defunding NSF Political Science, Monday morning edition

After initial silence, we seem to be getting a fair amount of response on this—see John Sides (with continuing coverage) and Henry Farrell over at Monkey Cage—including, impressively, support at The Economist. Some of this analysis seems spot-on; other responses—I … Continue reading

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Defunding NSF Political Science, continued

John Sides at MonkeyCage has provided the revised text of the Coburn amendment (a) None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to carry out the functions of the Political Science Program in the Division of … Continue reading

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Defunding the NSF Political Science Program

THEEEY’RE BAAACCCKKKK! Yes, that fun-loving Senate caucus out to save the world from the horrors of systematic study of politics—clearly unnecessary, as the splendid outcomes of the invasion of Iraq, ten years ago this week, plainly demonstrate that we already … Continue reading

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