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$2-million gift from Montreal philanthropist Stephen Jarislowsky to explore the impact of new technology on society

Published: 30Jul2020

As society grapples with myriad technology-related issues, including biases in facial recognition software, algorithms to identify hate speech and misinformation, as well as growing concerns over...

ATLANTIC | Donald Trump's language is reshaping American politics

Published: 20Feb2018

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...

NEW REPUBLIC | Trump’s words will leave a lasting mark

Published: 13Feb2018

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

WASHINGTON POST | The weight of the words

Published: 8Feb2018

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...

Experts: New U.S. Travel Ban Order

Published: 25Sep2017

“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,...

Experts: U.S. travel ban

Published: 26Jun2017

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McGill Experts: 2012 U.S. Presidential Race

Published: 1Oct2012

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.

Experts: US 2016 Presidential Elections

Published: 7Nov2016

These McGill University experts are available to comment on the race for the White House:...

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