IGS in the News

Highlighting the Institute of Governmental Studies' contributions in the field of research on public policy in the media. 


April 28, 2022

The Daily Californian covered the latest Boxer Lecture guest, Nancy Pelosi. As a female leader she spoke about patriotic roles and how to protect the American Democracy. Read More

April 19, 2022

Forbes Breaking News covered the livestream where House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) spoke with former Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) during a lecture series at UC Berkeley on Monday. Click here to watch the livestream on YouTube.

April 18, 2022

Tax Day...is a reminder of the staggering divide between California’s haves and have-nots, which the state’s progressive tax structure brings out in stark relief: In 2019, the fewer than 100,000 Californians who earned at least $1 million paid about 40% of the state’s personal income taxes, according to data obtained by The Los Angeles Times.

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April 6, 2022

On Wednesday, April 6th, the IGS held a conversation with Dionne and Rapoport, moderated by UC Berkeley political science professor Paul Pierson, about the 100% Democracy, universal voting, and how it might be implemented. This event was covered in a column in the LA times, which shared and discussed the question- What if every American was required, by law to vote? "The idea is to make people work a little harder at being a good citizen and force politicians to quit dividing to conquer. That's got my vote", wrote Mark Z.