Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses a $1 billion fine to be paid by Wells Fargo to the CFPB and the OCC to settle allegations that its auto-lending and mortgage businesses abused consumers.
Chekitan Dev, a professor at Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration, says a new loyalty program at Marriot International will be less lucrative for Ritz-Carlton Rewards members because they will now be competing with millions of Marriot and SPG members for a limited number of Ritz-Carlton nights.
“We have to consider that more likely than not [Díaz-Canel] was chosen as the next leader because he’s like-minded” with the Castro generation, says Gustavo Flores-Macías, an associate professor at Cornell University who specializes in Latin American politics.
Removing the ownership cap for automakers "represents a significant policy shift for both Chinese and international automakers," says Shanjun Li, associate professor of environmental and energy economics. The Verge and The Detroit News also featured comments by Li.
Op-ed by Dhruv Khullar, an instructor of medicine, healthcare policy and research at Weill Cornell Medicine, that looks at if doctors should be doing more to help patients with decision-making when medical science doesn’t offer a clear answer.
Carl Sagan Institute director, Lisa Kaltenegger, who is member of the TESS science team, comments on the upcoming NASA TESS satellite launch. Additional comments by Kaltenegger, are included in Christian Science Monitor and Popular Science.
“AI is Zuckerberg's MacGuffin,” said James Grimmelmann, a law professor at Cornell Tech, using the film term for a mostly insignificant plot device that comes out of nowhere to move the story along. “It won't solve Facebook's problems, but it will solve Zuckerberg's: getting someone else to take responsibility.”
Story about how the approaching midterm elections could impair Senate Republicans’ efforts to get several of President Donald Trump’s nominees, including labor candidates. David Bateman, professor of government at Cornell University weighs in.
Story about drug convictions in Thailand which mentions work by Princess Bajrakitiyabha, a Cornell Law School graduate seeking to reduce the plight of female prisoners. Bajrakitiyabha founded an initiative to uplift female prisoners called Project Inspire.