“The King’s treatment of Sineenat as a possession, put away and taken out at his will, is one of many reasons why protesters in Thailand have broached the taboo topic of the monarchy,” says Tamara Loos, professor of history.
“For young adults, so much that’s pulling them into the world is possibility,” says Janis Whitlock, research scientist in the Bronfenbrenner Center. “The future is uncertain for all sorts of reasons. They don’t know that things will go back to normal … As someone who’s had a lot of life, I’m not going to be impacted in the way that they will be.”
“There is an inflection point in which workers themselves are demanding elected officials to step in at the local and state level to protect them from the failure of the federal government,” says Patricia Campos Medina, extension faculty with the Worker Institute.
“The recession is really taking hold,” says Erica Groshen, senior labor-economics adviser. “Nonprofits are now worried about whether they’re going to get the donations. Manufacturers are worried about whether anyone is going to buy their machine tools. Builders of industrial plants are worried about whether they’ll have any new construction projects.”
Sarah Kreps, professor of government, says the two key factors driving improved numbers of contact tracing app downloads in Finland can be attributed to the fact that people are less likely to view the apps as scary, more as an essential tool, and European apps have prioritized privacy by housing the data in third-party data centers, not the government.