Between the voter and the candidate stands the machine. The voting machine, that is. In a presidential race where every vote counts, how those votes are getting counted is the subject of increasing public scrutiny.
A just-released report to a bipartisan Congressional commission documented 48,417 U.S. jobs outsourced to other countries or publicly announced as being scheduled for outsourcing, from January through March 2004.
Isaac Kramnick, a 30-year Cornell University faculty member who serves as the Richard J. Schwartz Professor and chair of the Department of Government, has been named vice provost for undergraduate education. Announcing the appointment, effective July 1.
In post-socialist Eastern Europe, tension has been high between national and ethnic minorities. To avoid these kinds of strains, Hungary passed Act 77, a progressive Law on National and Ethnic Minorities in 1993.
Robert B. Porter, professor of law and director of the Tribal Law and Government Center at the University of Kansas, will present a lecture, "Resolving Iroquois Land Claims," Monday, Oct. 23, at 4:30 p.m. in 290 Myron Taylor Hall.