February 12, 2021
The GOP didn’t publish a party platform in 2020, instead pledging to “enthusiastically support the President’s America-first agenda.” I’ve spent a lot of time the past few years looking at survey data from a number of different outlets to see how the American public thinks about a variety of different foreign policy issues, and for this article for The Conversation I examined generational and partisan differences in foreign policy attitudes. It turns out, on economic globalization, China, and defense spending, younger Republicans are not on board with Trump and older Republicans. In fact, they usually lie somewhere between their party elders and Democrats. Check it out here.
September 7, 2020
If Americans overwhelmingly and with bipartisan agreement support “internationalist” ideas like free trade, alliances, and overall re-engagement in global affairs, it follows that these ideals would be a part of a winning electoral strategy and result in a reversal of Trump’s nationalist, unilateral, isolationist foreign policy after his presidency. I wrote an article for the LSE US Centre’s United States Politics and Policy blog about how we need to distinguish support for internationalist principles from policies.
August 12, 2020
Joe Biden named Kamala Harris as his Vice President yesterday. What are some of Harris’s stances, and are they in line with the Democratic base? I answer these questions for seven key issues in this blog post.
July 8, 2020
Check out this op-ed I wrote for The Daily Northwestern, encouraging us to understand the mental strain placed on our international student colleagues by discriminatory policies that, even if eventually withdrawn or legally overturned, risk having a damaging psychological effect.https://dailynorthwestern.com/2020/07/08/opinion/schulman-we-must-be-loud-and-clear-in-our-support-for-international-students/