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“Because, in the U.S., we have a broadly protected First Amendment, and many of these companies are based in the U.S., we don’t always think about the international component as much as we should. But there are countries with despotic or unstable rules around speech,” says Gautam Hans, professor of law.

The New York Times

The whipsaw speed of this shift is partially the extent to which this is the decision of one man. But also it’s officials trying to please that one man and trying to run where you think he’s headed — sprint, in fact,” says Jeremy L. Wallace, associate professor of government.


“In all of America, all private-sector labor law that involves union activity, it all goes through this one federal agency,” says Cathy Creighton, director of ILR Buffalo Co-Lab. “So when you think of all health care workers, all auto workers, all manufacturers, all hotel workers, anybody who works for a private employer — meaning anyone who works for someone that’s not the government — is covered by this statute.”

New Yorker

This piece features Jessica Chen Weiss, professor of government and public policy, and her work in challenging U.S. foreign policy related to China.

Voice of America

“China views semiconductors as a strategic resource. Therefore, it wants to become self-sufficient in all aspects of advanced chip design and manufacturing,” says Lourdes S. Casanova, director of the Emerging Markets Institute. “These funds are meant to build China’s capabilities towards this goal.”


This piece references a report by researchers from Cornell and University of Massachusetts Boston finding that GE moved jobs assembling military engine parts from Massachusetts and New York to countries including Romania, Poland and South Korea.

CNN Business

“Selling an asset that is a financial instrument … is not the same thing as selling sneakers,” says Charles Whitehead, professor of business law. “All these celebrities who are running around and doing these sorts of sponsorships should stop and ask a securities lawyer.”


“It’s a big milestone, but NIF is not a fusion-energy device,” says Dave Hammer, professor of nuclear engineering. 

New Yorker

“If you receive a present at Christmastime, a new toy, you want to be able to use it. Well, this is kind of the same thing for a number of law-enforcement agencies,” says Sabrina Karim, an assistant professor of government.

CNN Business

“Apple would not be the company that it is today without China as a manufacturing base,” says Eli Friedman, associate professor in the ILR School. “It’s not going to entail a decoupling from China – there’s going to be Apple products that are made in China for a very long time.”


Brooke Erin Duffy, associate professor of communication, writes this opinion piece about how the uncertainty of social media impacts vulnerable creators.

The Hill

Steven Carvell, professor of finance, puts the current rate hikes into a historical perspective and talks about the homeowners that will suffer from interest rate hikes.