Senior Fellow Timothy Edgar comments acting ICE Director Tom Homan's statement that he wants to increase the amont of time ICE officers spend investigating employment websites and auditing worker forms.
Senior Fellow Stephen Kinzer on the U.S.-Turkey relationship and NATO in The Boston Globe, "This is more than just another travel ban. It is a geopolitical spectacle unique in modern history: two allied countries blocking normal back-and-forth travel. An old relationship has gone deeply sour."
Senior Fellow Deborah Gordon in The Sacramento Bee, "As the state reduces oil demand with electric vehicles, automation and other strategies, it will be equally important to make oil production cleaner to keep California leading the charge against climate change."
Senior Fellow Chas Freeman in The Globalist, "While U.S. credibility in Asia is steadily diminishing, there continues to be an irrational belief in Washington that increased U.S. defense spending will alter or reverse this trend. This is preposterous."
Sociologist Michael Kennedy comments on bowling becoming a pro-immigrant sport in Rhode Island saying the state, "has the conditions to 'become a genuinely exemplary place for how to meet the challenges of our time.'"
Eric Patashnik in Health Affairs, "Medical societies have a responsibility to educate doctors not only about the financial costs of unnecessary treatments but also about how their own practice styles can lower the quality of care patients receive."
Senior Fellow Timothy Edgar and sociology professor Michael Kennedy joined WPRI's Dan Yorke State of Mind to discuss the indictments of President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former business associate Rick Gates.
Economist Emily Oster comments on the rule to not drink while pregnant, saying "...doctors who have expressed the view that whatever the literature says, since we know that drinking a lot of alcohol is bad, we should tell people not to drink at all. They worry that people will overdo it."
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Senior Fellow Deborah Gordon on reducing climate impacts with oil innovation, "Reducing the climate impacts of the most emissions-intensive oils is possible with technologies that already exist. Even greater reductions are possible with innovations undergoing development."
Senior Fellow Stephen Kinzer in The Boston Globe, "This war gives members of Congress the chance to make a decisive choice. The vote on this resolution will be the political equivalent of the 2002 Senate vote authorizing war in Iraq. That vote reshaped history."