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CNN

Risa Lieberwitz, professor in the ILR School, explains that “there’s a lot at stake” for Apple employees at the unionized store and other stores as negotiations begin. 

Marketplace

Right now, “companies need to borrow money either because they don’t have the money to pay back what they already owe or — maybe heading into 2023 — to pad the balance sheet, to put together a rainy day fund,” says Drew Pascarella, senior lecturer of finance. 

Bloomberg

Eswar Prasad, professor of economics and international trade policy, discusses China reopening and its impact on China's economy. 

CBS News

“The USCIS needs more money to help dig itself out of a massive backlog and to modernize its technology,” says Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of law. “But it might not legally be able to force employers to pay for asylum-related costs. Employers might sue to block some of the new fee increases if they don’t seem justified.” 

Marketplace

“So, the fact that the U.S. might do a little worse than earlier anticipated, Europe and Japan might do a little better than earlier anticipated, is enough to drive the value of the dollar down,” says Eswar Prasad, professor of economics and international trade policy.

Guardian, The

“I’m very surprised that the messaging seems to be denial of the depth of suffering from this wave and, as far as I’ve seen, no communication about flattening the curve to reduce pressure on its overburdened health systems,” says Jeremy Wallace, associate professor of government. 

Marketplace

Karen Levy, professor of information science, joins to discuss her new book, “Data Driven: Truckers, Technology, and the New Workplace Surveillance.” 

NPR

“In the last couple of years there has been a lot of public excitement about psychedelics,” says Alex Kwan, associate professor of biomedical engineering. “The scientists are catching on now that we just don’t know much about what these compounds do.” 

Boston Globe

“There’s no evidence that unionization harms small businesses,” says Kate Bronfenbrenner, director of labor education research. “It can actually help. It increases morale.” 

BBC

Adrienne Bitar, lecturer in American studies, joins to discuss calories. 

Financial Times

“The overall agreement that was hammered out was a good one,” says Christopher Dunn, executive director of the Botanic Gardens. “Some of the organizations that are concerned by the lack of specific targets — well, we’re the ones doing the work anyway, and we know what needs to be done. We’ll carry on regardless.”

New Atlas

Coverage of research by Elad Tako, associate professor of food science, and doctoral student Cydney Jackson finding that pomace – a byproduct of apple juice and cider production – could be used to boost chicken health.