“Thoughtful observers know that the Chauvin verdict is the first step, not the last. But where are we going? To me, the answer is simple: The police should respond only to those calls that unambiguously require an armed, uniformed officer.”
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“Many climate impacts scale almost linearly with warming, so reducing emissions as fast as possible has to remain a key sustained motivation for this and future administrations, irrespective of a particular warming target,” says Flavio Lehner, assistant professor of earth and atmospheric sciences.
“If people say ‘because the system worked [here] there’s nothing to fix,’ that’s a moral obscenity. That’s a terrible mistake,” says Joe Margulies, professor of law. “The bigger question is why do we have this kind of friction and tension between so many police departments and communities of color?”
Valerie Hans, professor of law, says, “The Chauvin trial was different from previous police use-of-force cases that also seemed strong in that multiple police officers testified persuasively that Chauvin's conduct was unlawful.”
“If it was just about the birthrate and it was just about American women having more children and there weren't other layers there with respect to racism and poverty, we would see a very different approach in some of these other policy arenas,” says Jamila Michener, government professor.
Glenn Altschuler, professor of American studies, writes this opinion piece about why President Joe Biden is going all-in on infrastructure.
Alex Colvin, dean of the ILR School, says that Amazon used mandatory meetings and constant messaging to its advantage, running a better campaign than the union.
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