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Greene Talks to PBS NewsHour About Reentry Programs for Transgender Women
"No trans women that I formally interviewed or met in the course of my field research wanted to or felt safe in men's housing programs," says Joss Greene, assistant professor of sociology.
See related: Civil Rights, Gender and Sex, Housing, United States
Landes speaks to PBS about COVID-19 vaccines for people with IDD
See related: COVID-19, Health Policy, IDD, Longevity, Mental Health, United States
Khalil discusses the Arab Spring after 10 years on PBS NewsHour
See related: Conflict, Government, Middle East & North Africa
Banks explains role of National Guard in PBS NewsHour article
The National Guard is trained to help domestically in a variety of capacities. "That said, they are members of the military, not law enforcement, so they are largely trained to supplement military jobs," says Professor Emeritus William Banks.
See related: U.S. National Security, United States
Lovely discusses the US-China trade deal with Associated Press, BBC, CNN, PBS, Wall Street Journal
See related: China, Economic Policy, Trade, United States
Lovely speaks with NY Times, PBS, Washington Post about USMCA trade deal
"Clearly, the U.S. is trying to gain advantage in the agreement, and we did. We were able to squeeze some stuff out," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. We "got an agreement that was basically the NAFTA agreement with some updating."
See related: Canada, Economic Policy, Latin America & the Caribbean, Trade, United States
Heflin discusses new SNAP study with Huffington Post, PBS, Common Dreams
See related: Food Security, Longevity, Nutrition, U.S. Health Policy, United States
Thorson discusses how partisanship affects belief of facts with PBS
According to Emily Thorson, assistant professor of political science, negative misinformation about a politician of an opposing party is hard to shake, even after people learn that the original story was false.
Thorson weighs in on the issue of sharing fake news in PBS article
"Most people are not being inundated with fake news," says Emily Thorson, assistant professor of political science. "That is not to say that this isn’t a problem, but I don’t think this is the magnitude of a problem that people often think it is."