Southern Illinois University's Paul Simon Public Policy Institute has launched a new series, with virtual lectures featuring prominent speakers from across the country. In its inaugural event, Institute Director John Shaw talked with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Kennedy.
WSIU InFocus: Simon Institute Presents "Understanding Our New World"
WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Linda Renee Baker of SIU's Paul Simon Public Policy Institute. Baker has worked with the Simon Institute and SIU School of Medicine to address disparities in healthcare that fall along racial and socioeconomic lines.
WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Visiting Professor John Jackson. Jackson says despite gains for Democrats across Illinois, the southern part of the state is bucking that trend.
The most recent Simon Review published by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute shows data refuting public perception of budgeting in Illinois. WSIU's Amelia Blakely talks with co-author John Jackson.
WSIU's Amelia Blakely talks with Paul Simon Public Policy Institute director John Shaw about the institute's recommendations to improve congressional town hall meetings in Illinois and across the U.S.
As the summer campaign season heats up for the November elections, the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute released town hall meeting guidelines in effort to encourage open and vigorous dialogue between the public and policy makers.
WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Director John Shaw about his new book, "Rising Star, Setting Sun: Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and the Presidential Transition that Changed America."
The latest poll from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University shows a majority of Illinoisans believe the criminal justice system is biased against black people. Jordan Maddox has more.
A new poll from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at SIU shows Illinoisans want criminal justice reform and Director John Shaw says people also want more help for those who've been released from prison.
WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Dr. Linda Baker of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute about recent polling, which shows voters are dissatisfied with state and national leadership, but support their local representatives and senators.
More members of the U.S. Congress are deciding they will retire or not seek re-election. In this episode of On Topic, John Jackson with the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at SIUC takes a look at what the exodus means for policy making.