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Tropical diseases are keeping Americans in poverty

Tropical diseases are keeping Americans in poverty

Peter Hotez, fellow in disease and poverty, is interviewed about neglected tropical diseases in the September 29, 2014, edition of Vice. Read the full article here.

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What Hispanic voter record is Abbott trying to break?

What Hispanic voter record is Abbott trying to break?

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on the representation of Hispanic voters in exit polls from Texas gubernatorial elections. Read the full article in the September 24, ...

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Oct. 2, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Politics and Foreign Investment in Latin America: A Look at Venezuela and Argentina

This Vecinos lecture brings together experts from the private sector and academia to ...

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Oct. 7, 2014, 6 p.m.

What the November Elections Will Say About Texas’ Political Future

As Texas voters prepare to head to the polls in November, Baker Institute ...

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Oct. 9, 2014, 7 p.m.

How Gandhi Discovered Nonviolence

Rajmohan Gandhi tells the story of how his grandfather, Mahatma Gandhi, came to ...

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Founded in 1993, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has established itself as one of the premier nonpartisan public policy think tanks in the country. The institute ranks 11th among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide, 20th among U.S. think tanks and fifth among energy and resource think tanks, according to a 2013 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.

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