[Houston Chronicle] Professor Randall Akee on “Family separation policy repeats our dystopian past” [Opinion]

By Randall Akee September 10, 2018 Just when we thought there couldn’t be any more reasons to oppose the administration’s “Zero Tolerance” policy toward immigrants seeking asylum across the U.S.-Mexico border, another horror surfaces: the death of an immigrant child who had been held in custody by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement at an … Read more

Civil Beat: “He ‘Aha Kēia? Is This a Convention?” by Randall Akee

He ‘Aha Kēia? Is This a Convention? Delegate candidates for a Native Hawaiian Constitutional Convention do not reflect the true makeup of the Native Hawaiian population. On Sept. 30, 2015, the candidates for delegates for the aha (Native Hawaiian Constitutional Convention) organized by the group, Nai Aupuni, were announced. The biographies and backgrounds for the … Read more

Professor Randall Akee interviewed on NPR: Nobel Prize winning economist Angus Deaton; then the impact of poverty on children

Princeton professor ANGUS DEATON was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics last week in recognition of his work focusing on measuring and assessing poverty. He has long been interested in looking at poverty not by income level, but by what people consume, their educational attainment and their life expectancy and how these factors should … Read more