"Since so many of our foreign policies affect people from many parts of the world where you have people of color, it would be good to have people of color as part of deliberations on ...
“That voice, that professor, or that mentor who wants you to think clearly, to read more, or to read more intelligently… that voice, if you’re lucky, never leaves you.”
“The large reduction in government spending relative to GDP during this period [1983-2001] is unique in U.S. history. It provides an important message for the future.”
“The problem that democracy has on the continent today is that many of our political systems and our political parties, have not managed to fully exit the twentieth century.”
"Many of my colleagues were more fortunate than other government and non-government employees who were so adversely affected by the shutdown."
“I think that we historians have a duty, the same way that doctors have a duty to speak out against the anti-vaccine crowds, or scientists have a duty to speak out against the climate change ...
“Expanding the conversation beyond the ‘good’ and the ‘bad’ immigrant, or the ‘excellent’ immigrant… I think that is exactly what I see as the responsibility for using my platform.”