politics

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Using Trump’s vaccine endorsement to move the needle on COVID-19 vaccines

A team of economists and political scientists that included Stanford’s Brad Larsen ran a large-scale advertising experiment in thousands of U.S. counties showing a video compilation of former President Donald Trump’s Fox News interview recommending the COVID-19 vaccine, leading to a significant increase in vaccinations.

Understanding the Russia-Ukraine crisis

As Russia increases its military presence along the Ukrainian border, Stanford scholar Steven Pifer discusses what Russia hopes to achieve and why its policies toward Ukraine are backfiring.

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The legacy of the January 6 insurrection

On the first anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Capitol, scholars from across FSI reflect on the ongoing ramifications the insurrection is having on America’s domestic politics and international influence.

Promise and limits of COP26 pledges

Stanford experts discuss strengths and weaknesses of major pledges at the UN climate summit that target methane emissions and deforestation.

Hope for climate talks

International negotiators will meet in Scotland this Sunday for the latest UN Climate Change Conference. Stanford experts in a range of fields discuss their hopes for the talks as well as major themes likely to influence negotiations, keys to success and more.