The state of the U.S. election system
October 17, 2012New report from MIT and Caltech notes gains in voting-machine technologies, but warns they could be cancelled out by errors introduced through mail and Internet voting.
3 Questions: Charles Stewart sizes up the 2012 election
October 11, 2012MIT political scientist and voting expert weighs in on the state of the presidential campaign, the shifting demographics of America, and the tossup U.S. Senate races.
Presidential campaigns offer energetic energy debate at MIT
October 9, 2012Representatives of Obama, Romney camps lay out differences in crucial policy domains of energy and the environment.
Said and Done for September 2012
September 17, 2012Digest of MIT humanities, arts, and social sciences.
A taxing issue
April 11, 2012In book talk, MIT economist Simon Johnson and co-author James Kwak emphasize need to raise revenues to cope with national debt.