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Friday, February 28, 2020

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Domestic U.S. Policy

Study: Corporate tax incentives do more harm than good to states

A study of tax incentives aimed at attracting and retaining businesses finds that the vast majority of these incentives ultimately leave states worse off than if they had done nothing.

– North Carolina State University

Public Administration Review

FAU Poll Shows Florida Democrats, Republicans and Independents Concerned About Impact of Climate Change on Future Generations

Floridians from all major political parties believe climate change is real and are concerned about its impact on future generations in the state, according to the second Florida Climate Resilience Survey.

– Florida Atlantic University

Florida Climate Resilience Survey

Research suggests adults – not just teens – like electronic cigarette flavors

A new study by researchers at Penn State finds that adults enjoy sweet e-cigarette flavors just as much as teens.

– Penn State College of Medicine

Annals of the American Thoracic Society

Military waste has unexpected consequences on civilians, the environment

The military waste that results from the United States military’s drive to remain permanently war ready has unexpected consequences on civilians and the environment, according to a new book by a faculty member at Binghamton University, State Univer...

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Military Waste: The Unexpected Consequences of Permanent War Readiness

Research finds support for 'Trump effect'

When Donald Trump formally announced his presidential candidacy in a June 2015 speech, he declared, among other comments, that "when Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best," referred to Mexican immigrants as rapists, and reiterated h...

– University of California, Riverside

British Journal of Political Science

DHS S&T Seeks Object Tracking Technology for Seas and Waterways

DHS S&T SVIP is looking for start-ups to develop or adapt a system to more clearly mark and track objects in the water.

– Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T Seeks Language Translator for USCG Missions

DHS S&T SVIP, in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), is looking for start-ups to develop or adapt a language translator that functions in a maritime operational environment.

– Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

Homeland Security Day, March 4 2020

Stakes could not be higher in Supreme Court abortion case, religion and politics expert says

– Washington University in St. Louis

Expert: Coronavirus fears have caused stocks to plunge, but investors shouldn’t be concerned

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

VP as Coronavirus Point Person Unprecedented, Dangerous

– University of Delaware

Social networks enable hate movements, like boogaloo, to grow rapidly

– Washington University in St. Louis

International Relations

Customs and Border Protection Officers Leverage S&T-Developed Imposter Detection Training Tech to Maximize Officer Performance

CBP’s OFO Academy at DHS S&T and FLETC Training Innovations Division (TID) developed a new technology that uses eye tracking feedback to maximize officer performance in impostor identification and ID validation training.

– Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

Israeli voters head to the polls again next week facing political stalemate in the Middle East

– Virginia Tech

Expert analysis by Thunderbird's Doug Guthrie: Potential Impacts of Coronavirus (covid19) and the Cost of Doing Business in Xi's China

– Thunderbird School of Global Management

Malaysia thrust into political chaos as Mahathir resigns

– Cornell University

Fears of coronavirus outbreaks have caused the Dow to plunge 1,000 points, but experts say investors shouldn’t be concerned

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

2020 U.S. Election

Virginia Tech’s Brandy Faulkner senses new enthusiasm among African American voters in the Democratic primaries

– Virginia Tech





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