Bishop Garrison in Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, calls on Trump to confront climate change

President Trump bears the responsibility to protect our country against harm, which includes responding to the national security threat of climate change. Rainey Center co-founder and president, Bishop Garrison, expanded on this topic in his journal article, “The President’s Constitutional Responsibility to Confront Climate Change and Invest in Renewable Energy for National Security,” that was […]

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Sarah Hunt to Texas lawmakers: Price distortions in the electricity sector are caused by many federal tax incentives, not just one

Lawmakers in Texas are currently considering a bill (HB 2908) that would task the Public Utility Commission of Texas to study the distortion in electricity pricing in their state and deliver a report to the Texas Legislature detailing the specific impact of the federal Production Tax Credit.

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Veronika Velch explains how dating apps are being weaponized as tools of disinformation

Evidence is mounting that America’s presidential elections aren't the only ones being impacted by the spread of disinformation. Veronika Velch, associate fellow for national security for the Rainey Center, explains a new case out of Ukraine where a top police official became a victim of “character assassination by means of fake digital avatars.”

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Bishop Garrison joins Human Rights First

Rainey Center co-founder and president, Bishop Garrison, has joined the staff of Human Rights First (HRF) as its next director of National Security Outreach and of Veterans for American Ideals. Garrison will also be continuing in his role as president of the Rainey Center.

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Bishop Garrison on MSNBC discussing Gillibrand, Biden presidential hopes

Over the weekend, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced that she was jumping into the packed field for the 2020 presidential election. Rainey Center co-founder and president, Bishop Garrison, joined Brian Darling on MSNBC to discuss, saying, “she’s going to be yet another voice, a very strong one, in terms of the type of progressive values […]

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Bishop Garrison: America urgently needs to do more to counter violent extremism

Last week’s horrifying attacks on two New Zealand mosques is the latest data point showing the disturbing trend of vitriol and hatred in our society. Rainey Center co-founder and president, Bishop Garrison, joined Ryan Greer, director for program assessment and strategy at the Anti-Defamation League, to call for more investment in countering this violent trend.

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Republicans are behind clean energy standards. Here’s how.

There is a new proposal out of California that might signal the future of clean energy standards for the rest of the country, because it’s a plan that conservative Republican are able to support. Rainey Center co-founder and CEO Sarah Hunt had an "Expert Voices" contribution at Axios yesterday discussing the details of the new […]

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Bishop Garrison appears on MSNBC to discuss President Trump's speech at CPAC

Rainey Center co-founder and President Bishop Garrison appeared on MSNBC this weekend to discuss President Donald Trump's  speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Bishop Garrison: Congress Must Protect Black & Latino Americans from Russian Social Media Targeting in 2020

Rainey Center co-founder and President Bishop Garrison had a op-ed published today at Blavity on the topic of Russia's efforts to engage in disinformation attacks during the 2016 elections.

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Sarah Hunt shines a light on the latest victim of IP theft by China, the U.S. petroleum industry

Recently, President Trump has been touting an eminent trade deal with China, but a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping that President Obama signed in 2015 has gone unenforced.  Rainey Center co-founder and CEO Sarah Hunt had an "Expert Voices" contribution at Axios yesterday discussing the challenges with ending intellectual property theft from China and […]

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