“What we may be seeing now is those voters that are already registered might not be being reached out to, and that's reflected in the polls,” says Sergio García-Ríos, assistant professor of government and Latino studies. “It doesn't seem like [Democrats] see the Latino electorate as a key demographic to pursue.”
Daniel Williams Hooker, a senior lecturer at Cornell University’s Food Industry Management Program, says food prepared at demo station is safe, but cautions unsupervised bowls, trays and troughs of food are “not great.”
“If the mission were to fail midway through the winter, all data would then be lost,” says Don Banfield, principal research scientist in astrophysics and planetary science. “My suspicion is that we [will] find it makes sense to radio data back, even at the cost of some energy.”
“The risks definitely outweigh the benefits for some of these folks,” says Alex Susskind, director of the Food and Beverage Institute. “And if they need the money, they may be able to find other types of work that may be less risky.”
“I understand the spirit of wanting to call it a strike because it sounds more militant than boycott,” says Ileen DeVault, professor in the ILR School. “It feels more in tune with the Black Lives Matter movement, which it is. But it’s difficult to define.”
Mark Wysocki, senior lecturer in earth and atmospheric sciences, says that the market for the commercial weather industry will continue to grow as climate change makes weather models more uncertain and extreme weather becomes more frequent and costly.
Maria Figueroa, senior extension associate at the ILR School says Uber “will have to still be making sure that the franchisees comply with all of the quality standards that they want to maintain to protect their brands, and that implies a certain level of control over how the work is performed. That’s where they run the risk of being perceived as or being classified as a joint employer, and that’s what they’ve been fighting to the death.”
Diego Diel, associate professor of population medicine, says that though the coronavirus is zoonotic it causes a fundamentally human disease and notes that if the virus posed a significant threat to animal health, we would know by now. The piece also notes that the vet lab at Cornell and other schools confirmed lions at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for coronavirus.
“The best protection comes from involving the family, even if that’s scary and even if the family somehow contributed to the onset or maintenance,” says Janis Whitlock, research scientist at the Bronfenbrenner Center. “I now recommend early family involvement unless it’s completely clear that it’s going to be dangerous.”