Jamila Michener, assistant professor of government, talks about how the current period of unrest parallels prior episodes in the 1960s and notes that one main difference is the presence of COVID-19 which has disproportionately devastated black communities.
“There may be some women who would like to work outside the home, but as childcare gets more expensive, they are deterred from doing that. We have considerable research evidence of the negative effect of childcare cost on female labor force participation,” says Francine Blau, professor at the ILR School.
“What ended up happening is hotel developers and designers were saying people like to be together, a buzzy hotel makes the hotel look attractive and vibrant, and we can take some furniture out of the guest rooms and make them smaller, maybe fit a few more guest rooms in,” says Stephani Robson, senior lecturer at the School of Hotel Administration.
“I personally think that the president is likely to go the first option of instructing the Department of Homeland Security to start rule making, because I think he’s getting a lot of pushback from companies that rely on OPT,” says Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law. “A proposed rule would give him political cover while not actually suspending the OPT program.”
Allen Carlson, associate professor of government, notes that the Chinese government’s move to impose national security laws on Hong Kong marks an end to China’s more low-key approach to the Hong Kong protests last year.