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“I think there is a distinct possibility that (impeachment) won’t have much impact on the electorate,” says professor of American studies Glenn Altschuler. “I don’t think independent voters in November of 2020 will cast their votes based on how they think an impeachment inquiry and trial was conducted.”

Sarah Kreps, professor of government and adjunct professor of law, provides comments on the documents released by the Washington Post containing admissions by U.S. government officials that the government misled the public about failures in the war in Afghanistan.

“Privacy is one of the defining problems of our times,” said Emin Gün Sirer, associate professor of computer science.

“We weren’t quite sure what her celebrity hinged upon, but it hinged upon her self-brand,” says Brooke Erin Duffy, associate professor in the department of communication. “She was engaging in a model of strategic self-promotion before self-branding became something that everyone did. Now we take this for granted. ... She was doing this a decade before the rest of us.”

"The law is absurd on its face — these workers are not professionals," says Kate Bronfenbrenner, director of labor education research and a senior lecturer at the ILR School.

A paper produced by researchers including Mani Sethuraman, assistant professor of accounting and management communication, finds that CEOs who choose their own CFO receive more compensation than those who don’t.

“Generally, I think this is bad news. Not terrible news, but bad news,” says professor in engineering Natalie Mahowald, who wasn’t part of the report. “A stronger switch from coal to solar or wind needs to happen to reach low climate targets.”

“Commercial apples are getting hit fairly hard by fire blight,” says Kerik D. Cox, associate professor of integrative plant science. “And the intensity of it appears to be new.”

“This weakens Fiat Chrysler’s hand in negotiations because GM has shone a very bright, white spotlight on how they have not been following the pattern,” says Art Wheaton of the ILR School.

In this op-ed, historian of American food and health and postdoctoral associate, Adrienne Bitar, writes about the rich history of turkey alternatives at the Thanksgiving table.

“Her post-litigation conduct, to me at least, indicates a strong probability that her mind was likely made up about several facts that would otherwise have been relevant to a sentencing judge,” says Charles Wolfram, emeritus professor of law. “Given the close connection in time between sentencing and the onset of her repeated conduct, its occurrence post-sentencing should be given just as much weight as if it had occurred before sentencing.”

Robin Dando, associate professor of food science, says, “The future of food design is multisensory...  You can imagine, for instance, popcorn that has a certain coloration to it and all of a sudden it tastes sweet without us needing to put sugar in it.”