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Trump travel ban stirs faint corporate outcry beyond Silicon Valley

Reuters Cornelius Hurley, School of Law Most U.S. corporate bosses have stayed silent on President Donald Trump’s immigration curbs, underscoring the sensitivities around opposing policies that could provoke a backlash from the White House… Expert quote: “Industries including banking, healthcare and auto manufacturing see themselves on the cusp of a new era of deregulation, and […]

Trump’s foreign deals risk Constitution clash

USA Today Jay Wexler, School of Law As president, Donald Trump could profit substantially from foreign officials seeking to influence the new leader of the free world, a development that would violate the U.S. Constitution… Expert quote: “There’s enormous potential for foreign influence over national policy, which is something we’ve always guarded against.” View full […]

Shadowy forces are fighting for control of your local movie theater

Washington Post John Carroll, College of Communication On a sweltering day this summer, a handful of protesters gathered outside an AMC movie theater in Times Square, holding red signs proclaiming “AMC = American Movie Communists.”… Expert quote: “The odds are that it’s the film-making community. They certainly have a dog in this fight.” View full […]

Toxic legacy

Water is Cape Cod’s lifeblood, its raison d’être—and its Achilles’ heel. It also shaped the career of epidemiologist Ann Aschengrau, who studied Cape residents that were exposed, sometimes for years, to a neurotoxin and probable carcinogen in their drinking water. View full BU Research article on expert Aschengrau here.

U.S. Attacks Stoke Unease

The Wall Street Journal Jessica Stern, Pardee School of Global Studies, College of Arts & Sciences Three violent attacks over the weekend that left almost 40 people injured remained shrouded in questions, but together they fueled growing fears among authorities about terror assaults by small groups, lone wolves or simply deranged individuals. Expert quote: “The […]