“Biden understands the political power of public ritual as well as governance. He understands that the politics and theater of unity is in the end more powerful than the spectacle of disruption.”
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Jonathan Burdick, vice provost for enrollment, says the “handwriting was on the wall for both the subject exams and the essay option long before the pandemic struck.”
Brooke Erin Duffy, associate professor of communication, says, “We don’t always know who’s responsible for creating the merch, so it enables everyone to evade responsibility for the circulation of these harmful products and messages.”
“The tech companies have realized this is not an abstract question: These are very real threats to American democracy,” says James Grimmelmann, professor of law. “They’ve drawn their line. I see it as a meaningful new position.”
“Liu He has put financial sector risks in the foreground ever since he moved to his current position,” says Eswar Prasad, professor of economics and trade policy. “Even during that very difficult period for the economy in the second quarter [of 2020] they did not open the floodgates of stimulus.”
This piece mentions the comparative analysis of COVID-19 responses across 18 countries by researchers from Cornell and Harvard. Stephen Hilgartner, professor of science and technology studies and co-leader of the study, provides comments on the U.S.’s response.
“Black people’s bodies are policed more heavily, always, than everybody else,” says Carole Boyce Davies, professor of English and Africana studies.
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