jacob levy

Republicans—and some liberals—downplay the significance of the president’s outbursts. But his words are quietly radicalizing both the left and right, with untold consequences for the future of policy. [...] But Trump’s words are his substance. “Politics is persuasion as well as coercion,” the political scientist Jacob Levy wrote last week, rightly arguing that Trump has “changed what being a Republican means.”
The Atlantic

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Published on: 20 Feb 2018

Jacob T. Levy, a political theorist at McGill University, convincingly made the case for the real-world impact of Trump’s words in a recent essay for the Niskanen Center. 

The New Republic

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Published on: 13 Feb 2018

Jacob Levy offers a deeply thoughtful meditation on Trump’s use of language — on the power it has exerted over Republican voters and the GOP Congress, and on the folly of imagining that his words alone won’t do serious damage to American political life, as long as he is constrained from acting.

The Washington Post

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Published on: 8 Feb 2018

“President Trump on Sunday issued a new order indefinitely banning almost all travel to the United States from seven countries, including most of the nations covered by his original travel ban, citing threats to national security posed by letting their citizens into the country.” (The New York Times)

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Published on: 25 Sep 2017

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Here are some McGill professors available to comment on the US Executive order that suspends the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days and suspends entry by citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days:

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Published on: 26 Jun 2017

These McGill University experts are available to comment on decisions made by Donald Trump and his team:

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Published on: 23 Jan 2017
These McGill University experts are available to comment on the US presidential inauguration of Donald Trump:

Jacob Levy, Dept. of Political Science, McGill University

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Published on: 22 Dec 2016
These McGill University experts are available to comment on the race for the White House:

Jacob Levy, Dept. of Political Science, McGill University

Jacob Levy is one of the world’s leading libertarian political theorists.

jacob [dot] levy [at] mcgill [dot] ca (English)

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Published on: 7 Nov 2016

With the U.S. Presidential Election Day on November 6, Americans must decide whether to re-elect President Barack Obama for a second term or vote for Republican candidate Mitt Romney.

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Published on: 1 Oct 2012