More daylight in New England may take a bite out of crime

A commission in Massachusetts is considering a permanent switch from the Eastern Time Zone to the Atlantic Time Zone — a move that would preserve more evening daylight in the winter months, could lead to economic and health benefits, and may cut back on crime according to a Cornell University economist. Nicholas Sanders, an assistant […]

Crimea: Realities of power politics mute international response

Richard Maass, international security and U.S. foreign policy expert, the author of an upcoming book that examines great-power annexations, and a visiting assistant professor of government at Cornell University, says the ongoing crisis in Ukraine shows that it’s a realist world.  Maass says:  “The ongoing crisis in Ukraine shows that it’s a realist world, but […]