FROM Katherine Porter
Mortgage Complaints on the Rise — Again So-called "troubled mortgages" helped cause the Great Recession, and the biggest banks were forced into a $26 billion settlement with 49 state attorneys. The banks then sold billions of dollars worth of home mortgages to servicing companies. That's become a booming business, but Katherine Porter says it has "overpromised and under-delivered." She is a professor at UC Irvine's School of Law, appointed by Attorney General Kamala Harris to oversee the mortgage settlement.
Will the march for science politicize objective research? Protesters are gathering all over the country for tomorrow's Earth Day March for Science. Since President Trump has proposed massive cuts in basic scientific research, will the movement be perceived as partisan politics — whether scientists themselves like it or not?