I'm really bummed to say goodbye to Jack as a colleague here at the Quickie, and I know many of you feel the same. I won't be the sole writer for too long, I am assured. But until Sam hires another writer for me to banter with, you'll be stuck with my stream-of-consciousness rambling in this opening note. Bon voyage, Jack! Please stay safe in Ukraine and return posthaste. - Corey
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2/16: Emma hosts Jarrod Shanahan, assistant professor of criminal justice at Governors State University, and Zhandarka Kurti, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice at Loyola University, Chicago, to discuss their recent book States of Incarceration: Rebellion, Reform, and America's Punishment System. Then, Emma is joined by Jake Werner, research fellow at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, to discuss his recent piece entitled "Washington inflates the China balloon threat."
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Today you'll learn rail workers' nickname for the "notorious" toxin-laden train that derailed in Ohio before going up in flames, then I'll get you up to speed on the undercover sting operation that busted an Israel-based disinformation-for-hire outfit, as well as the latest developments in DOJ Special Counsel Jack Smith's investigations into Donald Trump.
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