The Washington Post Vivien Schmidt, Pardee School of Global Studies/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “France was supposed to be next…” Expert quote: “The rejection of Le Pen was a basic rejection of the extreme right and its racist, anti-Muslim sentiment.” View full article.
Washington Post David Webber, School of Law “It’s becoming an all-too-frequent occurrence at publicly traded companies: An investor holding just a few shares of stock puts forward a shareholder proposal that’s only tangentially related to the company’s operations or strategy…” Expert quote: Critics of these proposals, such as Boston University law professor David H. Webber, […]
Washington Post co-written by Doug Kriner, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “Politicians, pundits, and scholars alike routinely call Congress the ‘broken branch.’” View full article.
Washington Post Kristyn Brandi, School of Medicine For many women this college graduation season, the primary reason to see a doctor soon after graduation may be to get birth control… Expert quote: “The hormones released by IUDs stay locally in the uterus, says Kristyn Brandi, an OB/GYN at Boston University.” View full article
Washington Post David Weil, Questrom School of Business “In his drive to dismantle President Barack Obama’s regulatory legacy, President Trump has signed executive orders with great fanfare and breathed life into a once-obscure law to nullify numerous Obama-era regulations…” Expert quote: “I do feel very confident in the regulation,” said Weil, now a Boston University […]
Washington Post by David H. Webber, School of Law “Corporate lobbyists at the Business Roundtable — led by JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon — are heralding an effort to sharply limit the ability of investors to have a say in their companies through shareholder proposals…” View full article.
Washington Post Vivien Schmidt, College of Arts and Sciences The U.S. presidential campaign was nasty and long. Its French counterpart will be shorter, but just as brutish… Expert quote: ““Le Pen’s base is no more than 40 to 45 percent,”” View full article
Washington Post Anthony Janetos, Pardee School/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Science “The day that President Trump’s climate science-slashing budget landed last week, his government held a public meeting here to prepare the nation’s Southeast region for rising seas, wildfires, extreme downpours and other impacts of climate change.” Expert quote: “They’re trying to be […]
Washington Post co-written by Maxwell Palmer, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “Are American legislative districts drawn fairly — or are they tilted to make it easier for Republicans to win?” View full article.
Washington Post by Ray Fisman, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “On Nov. 8, Donald Trump won the presidency with just over 57 percent of Electoral College votes…” View full article