UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) was the guest of Activist Radio last Thursday (July 20). The author of “Thomas Paine and the Promise of America,” and his newest book, “The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great,” Harvey spoke about the need to rediscover […]
Why do some people consider voting to be an important moral obligation while others brush it off? New research has found evidence that genes have a large influence on sense of civic duty. UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk is the lead author. “Voting is one of the most basic ways of participating in a […]
UW-Green Bay historian Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) was interviewed recently by Shannon Fisher about his book, Thomas Paine and the Promise of America. Kaye described the book about Paine, known as the Father of the American Revolution, as his “love letter to America.”
The Journal of Policy History’s newest issue features an article written by UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) entitled “‘Compulsory Unionism’ and Its Critics: The National Right to Work Committee, Teacher Unions, and the Defeat of Labor Law Reform in 1978.” The article shows that anti-union groups like the NRTWC characterized […]
UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) knows how to “Make America great again.” He says we must enhance freedom, equality and democracy, not diminish them. Kaye penned a piece for Moyer and Company. Read it here.
Listen to a recorded interview of Prof. Harvey Kaye’s (Democracy and Justice Studies) interview with America’s Workforce Radio on FDR vs. Trump.
On Tuesday, June 27, The Albert Shanker Institute in Washington, D.C., held a book reception and discussion of UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton’s (Democracy and Justice Studies) new book “Teacher Strike! Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order”. Responding to the book were Georgetown Professor and Director of the Kalmanovitz […]
From economic equality to environmental justice, what is the future of the American Dream? In 2009, Bill Moyers asked guests to share their vision and now asks the same question. Prof. Harvey Kaye shares his response and how it has changed.
Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) was one of the featured speakers at the League of Women Voters annual meeting last week. His presentation was “Americans are Radicals at Heart,” … “We Americans are radicals at heart. To transcend the crisis we face, we need to embrace our radical history.”
Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) has been quoted in a piece by The Cap Times on Democrats advocating for additional investment in the University of Wisconsin System. “For too long, disinvestment from one of the nation’s best public university systems has compromised the quality of instruction and student services,” said Shelton. See more in […]