Having engineers and scientists act as politicians would encourage people with less political ambition to participate in legislation, and it would encourage better technical legislation. Politics should be viewed as a public service rather than a profession.
As the partisan divides in American society continue to deepen, a team of Stanford researchers has developed an algorithm demonstrating the process behind that polarization — and created Internet-based social systems to counter the trend.
Election day looms ahead, even though we’re only just fresh out of the midterm-woods. For the sake of your nail beds, back pain and blood pressure, Intermission has compiled a list of the top five ways to scratch that political itch until the ballots are in.
Rice made few references to either Republican talking points or their nominee: she only used Mitt Romney’s name five times and only obliquely attacked the incumbent president.
Roxy’s appreciation for passion extends outside the bedroom—and onto the campaign trail. While Roxy’s best Tuesdays usually involve shirtless men and a respectable amount of wine, this past Tuesday was surprisingly “super” for a day filled with neither alcohol nor men Roxy wanted to see naked.
Christian faith and the complicated overlaps between religion and politics highlighted a talk by Dean of Religious Life Reverend Scotty McLennan and Ron Sanders, a member of the Stanford Association of Religions Executive Committee, Thursday afternoon. The event, “Looking at the Christian Faith and Politics in the 21st Century,” was part of a regular series of lunch panels and talks hosted by Stanford in Government (SIG).