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Senior lecturer Brenda Schertz, a whirlwind of energy, teaches the first American Sign Language classes at Cornell that meet the College of Arts and Sciences’ three-semester world language requirement.

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Eli Friedman, assistant professor in the department of sociology, discusses the Chinese construction industry’s reliance on subcontractors.

The article draws on the work of Lawrence Glickman, professor of American studies, on using consumption as a political statement throughout history.

“It’s increasingly clear that fossil fuel production has dramatically increased global methane emissions,” says Robert Howarth, professor of ecology and environmental biology.

“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.”

Gustavo Flores-Macías, associate professor of international affairs, discusses the new version of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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.