Henry Thomson

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Henry Thomson is originally from Amberley, North Canterbury and is now an Assistant Professor of Political Economy at Arizona State University. His research focuses on the political economy of authoritarian rule and transitions to democracy. You can read more about his research here and follow him on Twitter @HenryRThomson

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Articles by Henry Thomson

19th Oct 20, 3:12pm
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Henry Thomson explains that the American presidential election isn't about winning the popular vote, but controlling how the Electoral College 'votes' are assigned
Henry Thomson explains that the American presidential election isn't about winning the popular vote, but controlling how the Electoral College 'votes' are assigned
19th Oct 20, 3:12pm
21st Sep 20, 2:03pm
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Henry Thomson says what we are witnessing in the United States today is a straining of the world’s longest-lived and most prosperous democracy towards its constitutional breaking point
Henry Thomson says what we are witnessing in the United States today is a straining of the world’s longest-lived and most prosperous democracy towards its constitutional breaking point
21st Sep 20, 2:03pm
30th Aug 20, 6:02am
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Henry Thomson is following two elections this year and is looking at how COVID politics play out in each of them. Voters have choices soon about who we want in charge making pandemic decisions
Henry Thomson is following two elections this year and is looking at how COVID politics play out in each of them. Voters have choices soon about who we want in charge making pandemic decisions
30th Aug 20, 6:02am
16th Aug 20, 6:02am
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Henry Thomson is tracking how Americans are reacting to New Zealand's return to lockdown. And he is watching with some anxiety as classes start to reopen in the US in an environment where social responsibility is low
Henry Thomson is tracking how Americans are reacting to New Zealand's return to lockdown. And he is watching with some anxiety as classes start to reopen in the US in an environment where social responsibility is low
16th Aug 20, 6:02am
29th Jul 20, 11:54am
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Henry Thomson tracks an inward turning America whose changing attitudes to global cooperation and multilateral trade agreements pose difficult issues for New Zealand and how we earn our way in the world
Henry Thomson tracks an inward turning America whose changing attitudes to global cooperation and multilateral trade agreements pose difficult issues for New Zealand and how we earn our way in the world
29th Jul 20, 11:54am
11th Jul 20, 9:31am
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Henry Thomson says it is clear that restrictions to US mobility point to how hard the economic impacts will be, and real time tracking signals where and when the impending pain will start. It will have global consequences
Henry Thomson says it is clear that restrictions to US mobility point to how hard the economic impacts will be, and real time tracking signals where and when the impending pain will start. It will have global consequences
11th Jul 20, 9:31am
27th Jun 20, 10:56am
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Henry Thomson reports on how Arizona tried to have both work and social interactions during its official pandemic response only to find the virus took advantage of them quickly. The State is now the "hardest-hit" in the world
Henry Thomson reports on how Arizona tried to have both work and social interactions during its official pandemic response only to find the virus took advantage of them quickly. The State is now the "hardest-hit" in the world
27th Jun 20, 10:56am
13th Jun 20, 10:51am
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Henry Thomson assesses the upheavals of the past two weeks from inside the United States, pointing out that sharply rising joblessness may be easing and may help quell some of the frustration. But COVID-19 isn't going away
Henry Thomson assesses the upheavals of the past two weeks from inside the United States, pointing out that sharply rising joblessness may be easing and may help quell some of the frustration. But COVID-19 isn't going away
13th Jun 20, 10:51am
31st May 20, 6:02am
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Fear of another real estate price crash and memories of the extreme hardship it caused in 2008 haunt housing markets in Arizona, writes Henry Thomson. In conjunction with the pandemic, it's a deep-seated fear
Fear of another real estate price crash and memories of the extreme hardship it caused in 2008 haunt housing markets in Arizona, writes Henry Thomson. In conjunction with the pandemic, it's a deep-seated fear
31st May 20, 6:02am
16th May 20, 9:55am
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In Henry Thomson's Arizona home town, the easing of lockdown rules causes a minor stir, but most people seem genuinely respectful of the continuing need to take the virus threat seriously
In Henry Thomson's Arizona home town, the easing of lockdown rules causes a minor stir, but most people seem genuinely respectful of the continuing need to take the virus threat seriously
16th May 20, 9:55am
2nd May 20, 9:33am
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The lockdown breakers make the headlines, but how are the vast majority of Americans handling the pandemic's stresses? Henry Thomson brings a perspective through Kiwi eyes
The lockdown breakers make the headlines, but how are the vast majority of Americans handling the pandemic's stresses? Henry Thomson brings a perspective through Kiwi eyes
2nd May 20, 9:33am