Tag Archives: Coburn Amendment

Excitement about GDELT and some Personal Intellectual History

GDELT (Global Data on Events, Location and Tone), a new, freely available, global events data base covering the years 1979 til recent is tearing up the interwebs among social science types (e.g., see Foreign Policy here and A Dart Throwing Chimp here). … Continue reading

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Political Science N>>1, Anti-Poli-Sci Legislators 1

Steve Benen recently posted a piece titled “Coburn 1, Political Scientists 0.” It is catchy, but it is wrong. While US legislators do not attack federally funded social science annually, it is a recurring phenomenon in American political life (e.g., the 2007 … Continue reading

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