Monthly Archives: October 2014

2040 Demographics: Bike-Share Programs Trending Upward

Walking yesterday on a beautiful fall day from my office at Creighton over to meet someone at the Blue Line for coffee, I noticed for the first time a Heartland B-Cycle bike-sharing stand on North 14th Street out in front … Continue reading

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The Earned Income Tax Credit and Rural America

Jon M. Bailey Director, Rural Public Policy Program, Center for Rural Affairs J.D., Creighton University School of Law, 1983 The latest report from the Center for Rural Affairs Rural Family Economic Security project focuses on the Earned Income Tax Credit … Continue reading

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5 Things to Know About Jamelle Bouie – #1

By Chino Betita, Creighton Law School Class of 2015 Last Thursday the Creighton 2040 Initiative presented “Talking About Race: A Conversation with Jamelle Bouie.” Today we conclude our “5 Things To Know About Jamelle Bouie” series. Previously we shared some … Continue reading

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Race, Ethnicity, and American Collective Identity – Part 4

In my last post I pointed out how solidarity can be quickly cemented by pointing out how shared characteristics are in danger of disappearing. This goes well beyond immigration, and well beyond policing tactics. But if Mo Brooks can create … Continue reading

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5 Things to Know About Jamelle Bouie – #2

By Chino Betita, Creighton Law School Class of 2014 Last Thursday the Creighton 2040 Initiative presented “Talking About Race: A Conversation with Jamelle Bouie.”  More about the event in the next few posts.  Today we continue our  “5 Things To Know About Jamelle Bouie” … Continue reading

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5 Things to Know About Jamelle Bouie – #3

By Chino Betita, Creighton Law School Class of 2014 This Thursday, Oct. 9 at 4:00PM, the Creighton 2040 Initiative is proud to present Slate’s Jamelle Bouie. Leading up to his talk, the Creighton 2040 Initiative blog is posting “5 Things To … Continue reading

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5 Things to Know About Jamelle Bouie – #4

By China Betita, Creighton Law School Class of 2015 This Thursday, Oct. 9 at 4:00PM, the Creighton 2040 Initiative is proud to present Slate’s Jamelle Bouie. Leading up to his talk, the Creighton 2040 Initiative blog is posting “5 Things To … Continue reading

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5 Things to Know About Jamelle Bouie – #5

By Chino Betita, Creighton Law School Class of 2015 As the school year gets underway, the Law School gets many visitors, from lunchtime speakers to former alumni to even the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. On Thursday, October 9, … Continue reading

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Race, Ethnicity, and American Collective Identity – Part 3

As to the question I posed in my last post of how identity, particularly identity as an “American,” is constructed… Sociologists Eleni Andreouli and Caroline Howarth claim that the construct of identity, including the notion of “otherness” is bound not … Continue reading

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