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Landes Talks to The Atlantic About People With Disability, COVID
See related: COVID-19, Disability, United States
Allport Quoted in Atlantic Piece on Role of History in Ukraine Crisis
Williams Discusses NATO Options Regarding Russia, Ukraine in AC Blog
Gadarian cited in Atlantic, New York Times articles on perceptions of Trump
See related: COVID-19, U.S. Elections, United States
O'Keefe comments on NASA's upcoming astronaut launch in The Atlantic
"You can’t just turn the lights out and say, we’ll be back," says University Professor Sean O’Keefe. "[The space station] is an asset that needs constant operational attention."
See related: Space Exploration, United States
Banks writes about martial law and the pandemic in The Atlantic
"If martial law were invoked, the government would be conducted ad hoc by the president or a military commander based entirely on his or her opinion of what was needed to meet the emergency, unbound by any laws and with no transparency or public participation, and probably no accountability afterward," writes William C. Banks, professor emeritus of public administration and international affairs.
See related: COVID-19, Federal, U.S. National Security, United States
Burman comments on the cost of Bernie Sanders's agenda in The Atlantic
"I think it is fair to say that the tax increase—assuming it is as big as Senator Sanders projects—is about as large as the [13-point] tax increases enacted to finance World War II," as measured as a share of GDP, says Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics.
See related: Taxation, U.S. Elections, United States
Burman discusses the cost of Warren's Medicare for All in the Atlantic
Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics, says raising significantly more tax revenue to fund Medicare for All "is plausible in the sense that it is theoretically possible. But the revolution that would come along with it would get in the way."
Yinger's expertise in residential discrimination cited in The Atlantic
"Community groups like the Urban League started doing audits and tests to show discrimination," John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs, said. "In 1973, the Urban League found a lot of discrimination in some of the properties that Trump Management owned."