Inequality expert calls public housing smoking ban ‘misdirected energy’

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary has proposed a rule to require more than 3,100 public housing agencies across the country to implement smoke-free policies in their developments. Jamila Michener, an assistant professor of government in the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University whose research focuses on poverty and racial inequality in […]

Moveon.org’s Medicaid campaign speaking for the silent

Jamila Michener, an expert in American politics and a professor of government at College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University, says Moveon.org’s billboard campaign is helping to ensure Medicaid expansion remains a salient feature of the political landscape. Michener says: “Moveon.org recently launched a major billboard campaign targeting states that have refused to extend […]