Professor Larry Jacobs co-authored this commentary calling on the Federal Reserve to take decisive action to minimize and eliminate racial disparities in employment, wages, wealth, and access to affordable credit.
Coverage of a Humphrey School event featuring Annenberg School Professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson discussing the November election and how the government responded to challenges to its validity. Professor Larry Jacobs was the moderator.
MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring Gary Cunningham, president and CEO of Prosperity Now, on how to build an economy that works for all. Professor Larry Jacobs moderated the discussion.
Professor Larry Jacobs offers an optimistic view of the future of democracy in this analysis from the Guardian. “What I see is judges appointed by both parties, including Trump, standing up for the rule of law. I see election officials, including Republicans, calling it straight. Where is the breakdown in democracy there? I don’t see it.”
MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School virtual event featuring award-winning author Kate DiCamillo, who spoke about the power of telling stories, especially during this pandemic year. John Schumacher of Rutgers University, the ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic, hosted the conversation.
A Smart Politics column by researcher Eric Ostermeier, regarding Wisconsin's record having the country’s highest rate of backing plurality winners in U.S. presidential election history, was republished by Urban Milwaukee.
MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring professor and author Suzanne Mettler discussing her book, Four Threats: The Recurring Crises of American Democracy. Professor Larry Jacobs was the moderator.
MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring Jake Sullivan, Minnesota native who has been named President-elect Joe Biden's national security advisor. Professor Larry Jacobs moderated the discussion.