“Rikers has long been an exemplar of the problems associated with having massive – yet still overcrowded – correctional institutions. This move by New York City represents a key step forward in improving conditions of confinement in an era in which far, far fewer folks are incarcerated in local jails in New York City."
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“What you don’t want to happen is to end the strike, take the vote, lose the vote and go back out on strike,” says Arthur Wheaton of the Worker Institute.
“Any reputable scientist would say there’s nothing here,” says David Levitsky, a professor in the College of Human Ecology. “And I guarantee you next year there will be some other juice or food or magical mushroom that will come out and offer these same properties.”
"I think it is a good idea to separate the CEO duties to allow a high ranking independent official to manage health and safety concerns," said Arthur Wheaton, an expert in aerospace industrial relations at Cornell University.
Lisa Kaltenegger, director of the Carl Sagan Institute, discusses why the work of the Nobel Prize winners of physics is so important and what their work means for the search for alien life
“There’s no way you can insulate the political process from those concentrations of criminal wealth,” says Ken Roberts, professor of government. “It has a highly, highly distortionary and disruptive effect on democratic politics.”
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