Anger fueled EU vote, not logic

  Jonathan Kirshner, a professor of international political economy at Cornell University’s government department, says the departure of the UK from the European Union shows that even in a stable democracy, an angry public will vote against its interests. Bio http://government.arts.cornell.edu/faculty/kirshner/   Kirshner says: “The departure of the U.K. from the European Union will have […]

Cornell experts comment on Myanmar election

On Sunday, Myanmar will hold a historical parliamentary election where Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) will challenge the ruling and military-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP). Experts of Southeast Asian politics at Cornell University comment on the significance of these elections.   On Myanmar’s economy: Thomas Pepinsky, associate professor in […]