“By having all fuel taxes originate in and go directly to the states, skipping the indecisive middlemen in Washington, our roads and bridges can be more efficiently funded, fixed, maintained and improved,” writes Henry Petroski, a professor of civil engineering and history.
the New York Times
The Ways & Means audio show is all about expert storytelling that explains policy issues and how they affect our lives.
Sanford School of Public Policy
Thirty years ago, U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Union General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev convened in Geneva for talks that helped usher in the end of the Cold War. Duke alumnus Jack Matlock (’50), the final United States ambassador to the Soviet Union who now teaches at Duke, recalls the summit.
Fuqua adjunct professor Dorie Clark, a former spokesperson for the Howard Dean campaign, explains the strategic communication factors presidential candidates must consider leading up to election day 2016.
The UN Security Council often struggles to find common ground on where to deploy the peacekeepers, write Professor Kyle Beardsley and student Emma Campbell-Mohn.
The Jerusalem Post