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Montez Discusses New Research on Link Between Policy and Mortality Rates With NBC News, USA Today
If states had adopted liberal policies across the board, University Professor Jennifer Karas Montez and her co-authors calculated that 171,030 lives would have been saved in 2019 alone; on the flip side, conservative policies in all states would have led to an additional 217,635 working-age deaths.
See related: Health Policy, Longevity, United States
Khalil Quoted in USA Today Article on Biden’s Meeting With Israeli President Herzog
Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history, tells USA Today the meeting between the leaders could have an impact on the United States' efforts to garner more support for Ukraine.
McDowell Talks to BBC World News About China’s Push to Internationalize the Yuan
"It hasn't reached the potential that I think many folks thought it might have, especially given China's overall economic size and role in world trade," Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, tells BBC World News.
See related: China, Economic Policy
Banks Discusses Claim That Trump Ordered National Guard Troops to Deploy on Jan. 6 in AP Article
The online claims “make no sense at all,” William C. Banks, professor emeritus of public administration and international affairs, tells the Associated Press.
See related: Congress, Federal, United States
Hamersma Article on Scaling Up the Social Good Published in Comment Magazine
"What happens when we think of social goods—those that contribute to human thriving? Is scale just as problematic in those cases, or might we use its powers for good?" asks Sarah Hamersma, associate professor of public administration and international affairs.
See related: Mental Health, United States
Gueorguiev Quoted in Politico Article on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Rise to Power
“He always kind of played the background, gave credit to the people around him and never really took credit for himself,” says Dimitar Gueorguiev, associate professor of political science, of President Xi's early positions in the Chinese Communist Party.
See related: China, Government, International Affairs
Allport Discusses British Prime Minister Liz Truss’s Resignation With NewsNation
British Prime Minister Liz Truss resigned on Thursday after a tumultuous 45 days in office. Alan Allport, professor of history, calls the resignation "extraordinary" and explains what it means for British politics in an interview with NewsNation.
See related: Economic Policy, Europe, Government
Taylor Weighs in on Mysterious Deaths of Russian Businessmen in Vox Article
At least 15 Russian businessmen and executives have died in apparent accidents or by suicide in the last eight months, including a number of Putin allies. Brian Taylor, professor of political science, sees “more than just randomness” in the deaths.
See related: Russia
Popp Quoted in CNY Central Article on NY Gov. Hochul’s Plan to Have All New Cars be Electric by 2035
“The environmental benefits are largely going to impact disadvantaged communities if you think typically about tailpipe pollution,” says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs.
See related: Climate Change, Energy, New York State, State & Local
Reeher Speaks with City & State, Military Times About Veterans, Midterm Elections
Both parties have prized veterans as candidates over the years because of the public’s trust in the military and their perceived expertise on foreign policy and government operations, Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells Military Times.
See related: Political Parties, State & Local, U.S. Elections, United States, Veterans