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Paul Stares, who wrote a new report on global conflicts: “I think there’s this sort of unease among American experts about the whole European project, the integrity of the European Union.”

Jeff Weaver, Bernie Sanders’s campaign manager, on super PACs: “Do I have control over what private people do in the world? No. Do I wish people who want to set up super PACs would do that? No. Do I have any legal recourse as long as they are following the law? No.”

Richard Price, founder of a website for posting academic research: “What we’re seeing is that the general public wants to read scholarly papers.”

(Previous quotes from our sources here)