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White quoted in Agence France Press article on rethinking race in American history

"I think for a growing number of white Americans you are seeing more attention paid to the longer-term reasons that racial inequality persists in America," says Steven White, assistant professor of political science. "I guess the question is whether these changes in public opinion will last," he says. "Is this the beginning of a really substantial shift?"

June 16, 2020

Lovely discusses Phase 1 US-China trade deal with Agence France Presse, NPR, Reuters

Professor Mary Lovely talks to multiple outlets about the Trump Administrations trade war and economic actions towards China, especially it's impact on the U.S economy going forward and its implications on national security.
January 15, 2020

Lovely discusses the US-China trade deal with Associated Press, BBC, CNN, PBS, Wall Street Journal

Mary Lovely discusses to multiple outlets the workings of a trade-deal, ending a fierce trade war between the US and China, successfully avoiding another round of punishing tariffs.
December 16, 2019

Lovely discusses trade war, tariffs on Mexico with Agence France-Presse, Bloomberg, NY Times

"This is really going to hurt American businesses who use Mexico to reduce their costs and stay competitive," Mary Lovely, professor of economics, told Bloomberg after President Trump announced that all products from Mexico will be hit with 25 percent tariffs.

June 3, 2019

Lovely discusses US-China trade war with ABC News, Marketplace, Wall Street Journal

"I think that if President Trump goes through and raises these tariffs and then China retaliates, there will be a lot more pain and no gain," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely.

May 13, 2019

Zwick discusses Uber, Lyft drivers strike in Agence France Presse

Austin Zwick, assistant teaching professor of public affairs, says the job actions are an attempt to shift the balance of power between drivers and platforms, which now have the power to arbitrarily determine compensation and benefits. "The joint strike plus boycott strategy appear unlikely to succeed nationally as it does not appear that all drivers and passengers are unified behind the cause."

May 10, 2019

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Lovely speaks with Agence France Presse about new US trade deal

Mary Lovely, professor of economics, says the new U.S. trade deal with Canada is a "clear signal" that the U.S. is "circling the wagons against China."

October 2, 2018

Lovely weighs in on steel tariff exemptions in Agence France Presse

Mary Lovely, professor of economics, warns that using national security as a justification for trade measures opens the door for other countries to do the same. "This is a really slippery slope in a bazillion ways," she says. "This could be a blank check for using these kinds of tools."

May 1, 2018

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