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Kenneth Roberts, professor of Latin American politics, says, “Like legislatures in Brazil and Paraguay, Peru’s congress ‘weaponized’ the impeachment tool for transparently self-interested political goals – and Peruvian society has risen up to hold the ringleaders accountable.”
Lisa Kaltenegger, director of the Carl Sagan Institute, discusses her work in hunting for life on other planets.
“In the wake of the current spike in Covid hospitalizations, calling the labor market for registered nurses 'cutthroat' is an understatement,” says Adam Seth Litwin, associate professor of industrial and labor relations. “Even if the health care sector can somehow find more beds, it cannot just go out and buy more front-line caregivers.”
“Mrs. Montgomery’s case presents compelling grounds for clemency, including her history as a victim of gang rape, incest, and child sex trafficking, as well as her severe mental illness,” says Sandra Babcock, clinical professor of law.
Sergio Garcia-Rios, professor of political science, says, “We might … disagree about whether Trump’s economy has really helped minorities, but some of them do believe that for their jobs, for their families, Trump is the answer.”
Provost Mike Kotlikoff is one of the featured guests in this piece. Kotlikoff discusses Cornell’s successful testing regime and the importance of testing asymptomatic individuals.
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