Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Authors Posts by Marvin King

Marvin King

Marvin King
64 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Marvin King received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of North Texas and his B.A. from the University of Texas. Now, he is an Associate Professor of Political Science with a joint appointment in the African American Studies Program at the University of Mississippi. He conducts research into how political institutions affect African American politics. Marvin is available for public speaking engagements and you can follow him on Twitter @kingpolitics

School Reform Must Address Both Poverty and Teaching

School chancellor-turned reformer Michelle Rhee is engaged in a battle royale with schools expert and public schools defender Dianne Ravitch. Rhee argues that poor...

Romneyhood: The IRS Offshore Accounts and Dodging Responsibility

In France, the new Social President Francois Hollande is proposing a tax of 75% on all income earned over a million euros a year....

A $1000,000 Horse: Mitt Romney’s Tone-Deafness

The day before the opening ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney provided yet another reason why he is not as...

408 Wins: Eddie Robinson Now the #1 College Coach

Today’s NCAA punishment of Penn State University by the NCAA is startling for a variety of reasons. First, the NCAA avoided complying with its...

Good Wars, Bad Wars and America’s Destiny

I last wrote about the need to reduce America’s massive military budget. I wrote in the context of the strain excessive spending at the...

$700 Billion to $1 Trillion: America Must Reduce Defense Spending

A recent survey shows a public with a shocking willingness to drastically reduce defense spending. This is welcome news. Roughly one-fourth of the federal...

#Crisis in Chicago: Blind Eye of the Middle-Class, Why Leaders Have...

When dissecting the ongoing crisis in Chicago, we must inevitably ask why elected officials and policy leaders have no readily identifiable solution for Chicago’s...

#CrisisInChicago: Apathy on 272 Dead – Americans Are Too Used to...

#CrisisInChicago. The fact that 270 Chicagoans have been murdered in just six months should shock all Americans into questioning what is going in America’s...

The Launch of Reach Higher PAC – Part II

On Tuesday I wrote of just some of the pressing problems facing higher education: skyrocketing tuition, declining financial support from state governments, fewer Pell...

Reach Higher Political Action Committee Set to Launch – Part 1

Across the country institutions of Higher Education are under attack, facing countless obstacles in their pursuit of excellence. Surprisingly, many of these hurdles come...