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San Francisco
Friday, September 4, 2015
Californians strongly oppose “Sanctuary City” according to a new IGS poll.
holding hands
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Californians overwhelmingly support medical aid in dying for terminally ill people.
Eric Schickler
Thursday, September 3, 2015
What the "Summer of Trump” teaches us about today’s politics.


IGS in the News

Ethan Rarick was interviewed by Capitol Public Radio on the new IGS Poll that found Californians oppose higher gas taxes. Rarick is the associate director of IGS.

September 2, 2015

Lawrence Lessig responded in the Huffington Post to Thomas Mann's IGS blog post on Lessig's presidential run. 

August 31, 2015

IGS Director Jack Citrin is quoted in today's Financial Times, commenting on presidential candidate Donald Trump's possible impact on the GOP's immigration position.

August 25, 2015

New in the IGS Library

Europe's Contending Identities

Europe's Contending Identities edited by Andrew C. Gould and Anthony M. Messina (Cambridge), presents candid, in-depth assessments by 13 leading European and North American scholars covering the political processes that shape European identity formation. IGS Director Jack Citrin contributes a chapter entitled "E Pluribus Europa?" with Matthew Wright, Assistant Professor at the Department of Government School of Public Affairs, at the American University in Washington D.C.

Rep. Doris Matsui on supporting IGS

Rep. Doris Matsui is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 6th district, and a champion of the Robert T. Matsui Center at IGS. Named for her late husband, the Matsui Center promotes political participation by young people, and endows several student fellowships in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. Learn how you can make a gift to support IGS and the Matsui Center.

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