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Trump’s Juneteenth rally in Tulsa to inflame racial tension

– Cornell University


Refugee Children Get Better Health, Nutrition via e-Vouchers

Electronic food vouchers provided young Rohingya children in Bangladeshi refugee camps with better health and nutrition than direct food assistance, according to new research led by Cornell University, in conjunction with the International Food Polic...

– Cornell University

PLOS One, April-2020


Place Doesn’t Trump Race as Predictor of Incarceration

Steven Alvarado is the author of “The Complexities of Race and Place: Childhood Neighborhood Disadvantage and Adult Incarceration for Whites, Blacks, and Latinos,” published June 1 in the journal Socius, a study showing that for black Americans g...

– Cornell University

Socius


Tear Gas Use During COVID-19 Pandemic Irresponsible; Moratorium Needed, Says American Thoracic Society

The American Thoracic Society calls for a moratorium on the use of tear gas and other chemical agents deployed by law enforcement against protestors participating in demonstrations, including current campaigns sparked by the death of George Floyd. ...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)


Courageous journalists: URI’s Taricani Lecture Series honors late journalist with discussion on First Amendment

The University of Rhode Island’s Harrington School of Communication and Media hosts the Taricani Lecture Series on First Amendment Rights. The series, which will be streamed live, opens Tuesday, June 16, with award-winning journalists and authors N...

– University of Rhode Island


Tearing Down Statues Won’t End Structural Racism

– Binghamton University, State University of New York


ICC investigation will 'raise eyebrows' internationally

– Cornell University


New Report on Enforcement of Gun Laws in Baltimore Finds More Focused Approached Could Reduce Violence, Improve Community Relationships with City Police

A new report from the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds that broad “stop-and-search” practices used for many years by Baltimore police to look for illegally possessed gun...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Reducing Violence and Building Trust: Data to Guide Enforcement of Gun Laws in Baltimore


Political ‘Oil Spill’: Polarization Is Growing Stronger — and Getting Stickier

Experts have documented that political polarization is intensifying in the United States. However, a Penn State sociologist now suggests that this separation isn’t just more intense, but it is also growing broader, coagulating into an ideological s...

– Penn State Institute for Computational and Data Sciences

American Sociological Review


Government Health, Safety Regulations Backfire with Conservatives, Study Shows

A new study from the University of Notre Dame shows government-imposed restrictions can backfire, depending on political ideology.

– University of Notre Dame

Journal of Marketing Research


How Stimulus Dollars are Spent will Affect Emissions for Decades

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have led to a record crash in emissions. But it will be emission levels during the recovery—in the months and years after the pandemic recedes—that matter most for how global warming plays out

– University of California San Diego

Nature


NCCN Policy Summit Explores 21st Century Cures Act and the Impact of Health Information Technology

Online summit from NCCN on 21st Century Cures Act includes bipartisan sponsors, regulatory authorities; examines the impact on and from COVID-19 on cancer care and technology; presents policy recommendations for using data to advance patient access t...

– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)


Experts available to comment on reopening schools during COVID-19 pandemic

– Indiana University


Rutgers-Harvard-Northeastern Researchers Release 50-State Survey Data on COVID-19

Rutgers scholar Katherine Ognyanova is available to comment on the latest Rutgers-Harvard-Northeastern survey data from The COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding the Public’s Policy Preferences Across States.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Research Team Sees Major Shift in Relationship Between State-by-State Traffic and COVID-19 Cases, Offering Insights Into Outcomes of Lockdown Policies

“In many states, traffic appears to be a leading indicator, increasing first, with COVID-19 cases rising after a delay of up to 11 days,” said Northern Arizona University professor Kevin Gurney, head of the NAU research group analyzing the data. ...

– Northern Arizona University


Banning Covert Foreign Election Interference

The United States is one of the countries that is most susceptible to foreign election interference. To safeguard the U.S. elections in November, Robert K. Knake argues that the United States and other democracies should agree to not interfere in for...

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Robert K. Knake, "Banning Covert Foreign Election Interference", Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations, May 29, 2020.


"People need to keep in mind that policing in the United States is an outgrowth of white plantation owners desire to keep Black bodies on their plantations"

– University of California, Irvine


Free Speech Expert Can Comment on Kneeling in Sports and by Police

– University of Delaware


Is This the End of DACA?

– Arizona State University (ASU)


Rutgers Scholar Available to Discuss U.S. Police Violence, Defunding, Reform

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


The use of #teargas against protesters during the #COVID-19 #pandemic is irresponsible: Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD, of the ATS

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)


Walls Are Used by Politicians to Divide Groups of People Even Further, New Book Shows

Walls are used as political tools to accentuate divisions between people, according to a new book co-edited by a faculty member at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Walling In and Walling Out: Why Are We Building New Barriers to Divide Us?


U-M Law Clinic Meets High Demand for Unemployment Benefit Assistance

– University of Michigan


Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Effects of Tear Gas, Pepper Spray Exposure

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Rutgers Child Trauma Expert Available to Discuss How Parents Can Speak with Children About Nationwide Unrest

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


In Trump v. Twitter: ‘Twitter Will Win’

– University of Notre Dame


Is defunding the police a good idea? ASU expert says taking a closer look at police budgets and emphasizing community-based programming is sound thinking

– Arizona State University (ASU)


After the Fierce Urgency of Now Passes: A Call for Moral Leadership

– University of California, Irvine


Newswise Expert Panels on COVID-19 Pandemic: Notable excerpts, quotes and videos available

Newswise is hosting a series of Expert Panels discussion unique aspects of the COVID-19 Outbreak. This tip sheet includes some notable quotes from the panelists.

– Newswise

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