“The new 5G radio technology has already been launched in many other countries without any reports of incidents. For example, European aviation authorities are not concerned about said risks, even though the continent is dense with both air traffic and 5G communications. Technical experts of the UK government telecom agency have reported that their testing suggests no interference from 5G.”
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Steve Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law, says administrative actions “provide a small but significant step to help keep U.S. companies competitive in a global economy and to address workforce shortages. Larger actions, such as increasing the number of employment-based green cards, will require congressional action.”
Glenn Altschuler, professor of American studies, writes this opinion piece about gerrymandering in the U.S.
“The U.S. is hardly an island amidst this storm of supply disruptions and rising demand, especially for goods and commodities,” says Eswar Prasad, professor of economics and trade policy.
“With Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, the employees of Activision Blizzard can continue to exercise their rights to engage in collective activity — including their efforts to unionize,” says Risa Lieberwitz, professor in the ILR School and director of the Worker Institute.
“I don’t think you can underestimate the power the White House has in supporting labor,” says Ariel Avgar, professor in the ILR School. “Biden is sending a strong signal that support for labor is a good thing, which comes at this moment where there’s this shift in public perception of workers’ rights and unions. Biden’s rhetoric didn’t cause this — but it’s part of the mixture of forces that are happening to create a clear opportunity for labor.”
“Aspiring party leaders always have a tricky balance to distance themselves a bit from the previous incumbent while not breaking with them completely,” says David Bateman, associate professor of government.
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