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AU Newsmakers 1.10-1.17, 2020
Top Story
Elections 2020
Amy K. Dacey, executive director of the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics, co-wrote an article for The Conversation about the moments that defined the January Democratic Debates. Dacey wrote, “Warren's comments sent a clear message that diplomacy and other means, such as international alliances and negotiation, are to be considered.” Ibram X. Kendi, director of the Antiracist Research & Policy Center, appeared on NPR's Here and Now to discuss how young voters of colors could be swing voters, and Capri Cafaro, executive-in-residence in the School of Public Affairs, spoke to Canadian Press. Betsey Fischer-Martin, executive director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke to The Boston Globe. (1/15, 1/14)

Additional Feature
We Used to Be There': The Lost History and Legacy of America's Indian School
Buck Woodard, professorial lecturer of anthropology, spoke to the Newport Daily News about the legacy of a colonial school for Indians that used to exist in Virginia. Woodard, who took a lead role in piecing together the history of the school, said, “Native communities had agency, and there are times of accommodation and there are times of resistance.” (1/9)

Faculty Authors
After 3 Years, Northern Ireland's Legislators Have Finally Gone Back to Work. What Happened?
Carolyn Gallaher, senior associate dean in the School of International Service, and Kimberly Cowell-Meyers, assistant professor in the School of Public Affairs, co-authored an article in The Washington Post about the politics of Brexit and the role of Northern Ireland. They wrote, “If the government were to hold a referendum on unification, as the Good Friday Agreement provides for, polls suggest that unification would pass with a slight majority. There is no guarantee that such a referendum will take place, or would pass, but even the possibility could reignite tensions or even lead to violent conflict between the communities.” (1/17)
Donald Trump Is No Ronald Reagan
Eric Terzuolo, adjunct professorial lecturer in the School of International Service, wrote an article for The Hill about comparisons between Donald Trump and Ronald Reagan. Terzuolo wrote, “Republican attempts to wrap the Reagan mantle around Trump's shoulders are understandable, but thoroughly unfounded.” (1/13)

The Cybersecurity 202: Get Ready for Serious Cyberattacks from Iran, Experts Say
Washington College of Law Adjunct Professor Melanie Teplinsky spoke to The Washington Post about potential cybersecurity attacks from Iran. Teplinsky said, “Iranian cyberattacks could target industrial control systems essential to the operation of power grids, water systems, and other critical infrastructures.” (1/13)
NFL's Coaching Diversity Problem
Washington College of Law Professor Jeremi Duru spoke to NPR's All Things Considered about the NFL's diversity problem. Duru said, “So clubs are doing the interviews [with candidates of color], but the outcome, as you've pointed out, is quite dispiriting.” Susan D. Carle, vice dean of the Washington College of Law, spoke to The Undefeated about the lack of diverse hiring in the NFL. (1/12, 1/13)
The Heat: 20 Years of U.S. Wars
Peter Kuznick, director of the Nuclear Studies Institute, spoke to CGTN about American wars in the Middle East. Kuznick said, “[U.S.] hostility for Iran goes back to 1953.” (1/10)
Climate-Focused Democrats Hope for November Reward
Paul Bledsoe, adjunct professorial lecturer in the Center for Environmental Policy, spoke to CQ Roll Call about the Democratic Party's plans for climate policy, should they win the White House and Senate majority. Bledsoe said that there are “clearly legislative markers that are meant to indicate to the rest of Congress, stakeholders, NGOs and the public where the Democrats are headed.” (1/13)
Climate One Series: How Other Countries Are Addressing Climate Change
Joshua Goldstein, professor emeritus in the School of International Service, spoke to Minnesota Public Radio about international approaches to dealing with climate change. Goldstein said, “We're talking about a path. No one country can solve climate change, it's a global problem, but we're talking about a path to de-carbonize the world.” (1/14)
Taxes and the Gig Economy Are Changing
Caroline Bruckner, professorial lecturer in the Kogod School of Business, spoke to Yahoo Finance about how taxes and the gig economy are changing. Bruckner said, “At the onset of the gig economy, some of the major players in the platform economy, like Uber and Lyft, actually did give all of their drivers 1099s once they hit the $600 threshold.” (1/16)
Jason Mollica on LI News Radio in the AM with Jay Oliver
Jason Mollica, professorial lecturer in the School of Communication, spoke to Long Island News Radio about President Trump's actions in Iran. Mollica said, “I think people should remember, especially when it comes to Iran, that even though over the years we have attempted to normalize relations, and try to come to some sort of agreement so that there's not any more destabilization in the area… it doesn't always work.” (1/14)

Bonus Clip
YouTube's Luke Miani Reveals Lessons on Buying Old MacBooks By the Dozen
Cult of Mac spoke to junior Luke Miani about his YouTube channel, where he creates videos to help viewers navigate Apple products and get the most bang for their buck. (1/15)

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"Online, consumer" news refers to online news outlets and blogs such as Huffington Post, NY Times
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Both charts are based on the week's Newsmakers highlights only, not total AU Mentions for the week

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