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Eswar Prasad says, “The process of her selection, which was orchestrated by a set of advanced European countries with the tacit support of the U.S. still reeks of a global governance system that is dominated by advanced economics who put their interest first.”

Maria Cristina Garcia, professor of American studies, says, "These 70,000 do not include the thousands who, though not technically homeless, will live in damaged homes covered only by blue plastic tarps. You can still find blue tarps in the (US Virgin Islands) and Puerto Rico two years after Hurricanes Irma and Maria."

Researchers from a few institutions, including Cornell Tech, have been enlisted to detect deepfake videos, hyper-realistic videos in which what people say or do are manipulated, for Facebook. 

María Cristina García, professor of American studies, argues that the current definition of a refugee leaves out migrants displaced by climate change. They are, therefore, unprotected and unacknowledged.

Art Wheaton of the Worker Institute says that starting negotiations with GM would give the United Auto Workers a better chance of getting protections.

Ifeoma Ajunwa, assistant professor of labor relations, law and history, says “The workers don’t have access to a union. They don’t have access to collective bargaining,” about workers that rely on apps to work temporarily and flexibly. “They basically are powerless to whatever the platform decides are the rules.”

Art Wheaton of the Worker Institute at Cornell is quoted extensively on what the federal raids on the homes of leaders and union-owned properties of United Auto Workers means for upcoming contract negotiations.

“The increase in methane has contributed significantly to the accelerated global warming and climate disruption the Earth has experienced in recent years,” says Robert Howarth, professor of ecology and environmental biology.

Eswar Prasad, senior professor of trade policy, says, “A temperate resolution to both issues, the trade tensions and the protests in Hong Kong, now looks less likely.”

Louis Hyman comments on how the dollar stores’ settlement over selling expired over the counter medications and motor oil that is not suitable for modern cars is more of a public relations problem as customers will mistrust products moving forward.

“China is signaling yet again that it has no intention of backing off from the trade war, further reducing the likelihood of the U.S. and China agreeing on any sort of trade deal in the coming months,” says senior professor of trade policy, Eswar Prasad.

Catherine Kling, professor of economics at Cornell, writes this op-ed about the measures that should be taken against nutrient pollution, majority of which stems from agricultural fertilizer and manure runoff.