Erielle Davidson
Erielle Davidson
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Erielle Davidson is an economic research assistant at the Hoover Institution in Palo Alto, California. She completed a B.A. in Russian at Middlebury College with a specific focus on Eastern European politics. She has researched and written extensively on the geopolitical implications of terrorism in Putin’s Russia. She can be found on twitter at @politicalelle.
Stanford Study: The Most Religious Kids Do Best In School

Given other research showing kids are more likely to retain faith when attending strongly religious schools, this suggests high religiosity can also boost academic achievement.

No, We Shouldn’t Privilege Ted Kennedy’s ‘Character Assassination’ Over Mary Jo Kopechne’s Death

Neal Gabler’s desire to redeem Kennedy’s image amid contemporary reexamination of the Chappaquiddick incident is neither inventive nor effective.

Cecile Richards’ ‘Off The Record’ Talk With Jared And Ivanka Hurts Her And Helps Them

Cecile Richards says Jared Kushner offered to help Planned Parenthood secure federal funding if it agreed to stop providing abortions. She refused, and she thinks that makes Kushner look bad.

Western Media Scrub Mention Of Hamas From Headlines On Israeli Clash

The media categorically ignore much of the context behind the Palestinian-Arab frustrations that have nothing to directly do with Israel.

San Francisco Is Suffering From The Excesses Of Its Own Liberalism

When we discuss the ‘great cities’ of the West, I don’t believe San Francisco belongs in that category.

Harvard Study: Minimum Wage Hikes Cut Entry-Level Jobs, Harm Poor Minorities Most

Researchers discovered that a $1 increase in the minimum wage leads to approximately a 4 to 10 percent increase in the likelihood of any given restaurant folding.

‘Clock Boy’s’ Lawsuit Loss Protects Americans From Genuine Islamophobia

Perhaps we should think of Islamophobia as fearing to speak up about potential threats and abuses inside Islam. ‘Clock boy’ Ahmed Mohamed’s lawsuit would have reinforced that fear.

Martin Sheen’s Electoral College Video Doubles Down On Celebrity Snobbery

This past week, a group of celebrities, led by the didactic Martin Sheen, banded together to create one of the more condescending videos I have ever Read Full Article >