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Lovely discusses Biden's approach to trade in Associated Press article

"He is going to take his time," says Professor Mary Lovely. "Biden has said repeatedly that he needs America to be stronger before he takes on a lot of these trade issues.’" Read more in the Associated Press article, "Biden treads carefully around Trump's combative trade policy." 
February 10, 2021

McCormick speaks to Associated Press about Mexico dropping case against Cienfuegos

Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, says the only surprise was that Mexico didn’t make a better show of looking into Cienfuegos. "One would think that they would have at least followed through on some semblance of an investigation, even if it was just to put some window dressing on the illusion that the rule of law exists," McCormick says.
January 15, 2021

Associated Press: Purser discusses the right for renters to have legal counsel

"The push for right to counsel preceded the pandemic, but it’s particularly acute and particularly urgent in light of the pandemic, given just the overall precarity that renters are facing," says Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology.
January 4, 2021

McCormick speaks to Associated Press, Reuters about US case against Gen. Cienfuegos

"Following through on prosecuting Cienfuegos would have compromised intelligence gathering and joint military operations for years to come, which is part of the reason why the original arrest was so scandalous," says Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations.

November 19, 2020

Banks discusses election scenarios in Associated Press, Medium, Military Times

According to Professor Emeritus William Banks, sending uniformed troops to the polls, including the [National] Guard, would be unwise. "The overriding point is that we don’t want the military involved in our civilian affairs. It just cuts against the grain of our history, our conditions, our values, our laws."

November 2, 2020

McCormick discusses post-election US-Mexico relations with Associated Press, CNN

If Biden wins the presidential election, "it's a return back to normalcy, the status quo, the way in which we knew politics to work across the border," says Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations. 

October 26, 2020

Thompson quoted in Associated Press article on Trump's response to COVID-19

Margaret Susan Thompson was quoted in an Associated Press article, about how she feels that President Trump's response to the COVID-19 Pandemic was framed through his own political interests rather than that of public health and wellbeing.
September 21, 2020

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Bendix speaks to Associated Press, Bloomberg about the California wildfires

"Climate change makes everything worse," says Jacob Bendix, professor of geography and the environment. "Efforts to manage fire risks "will be of limited use as long as the climate is getting warmer and in many cases getting drier."

September 10, 2020

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