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Looking Into Icelandic Politics: Elections

Looking Into Icelandic Politics: Elections

By Michael Rones Iceland had its second snap election in a year on October 28. The election comes after the collapse of the coalition in the 63-seat parliamentary body, the… Read more »

The Most Powerful Passport

The Most Powerful Passport

By Emily Lin, ’20 The Singaporean passport has risen to become the most powerful passport. This is the first Asian nation to hold the leading spot on Arton Capital’s Global… Read more »

The Rise of the Populist Billionaire

The Rise of the Populist Billionaire

By Salil Jajodia This week the second richest man in the Czech Republic was elected to be the next Czech Prime Minister. Andrej Babiš, worth $4 billion according to Forbes, founded… Read more »

Plague in the Modern Urban Context

Plague in the Modern Urban Context

by Salil Jajodia A plague of pneumonic plague has spread rapidly throughout Madagascar in recent weeks, with more than 680 recorded cases.  Government authorities were late to realize that the… Read more »

President Xi Jinping’s Talkathon At The 19th Party Congress

President Xi Jinping’s Talkathon At The 19th Party Congress

By Yiren Wang At the end of Xi Jinping’s first 5-year term as the President of China, he delivered a speech to 2,300 delegates of the Communist Party Congress, summarizing… Read more »

Professor Sharon Poczter on Forbes.com: President Obama’s Economic Speech Indicates That He Thinks Us All Insane

Professor Sharon Poczter on Forbes.com: President Obama’s Economic Speech Indicates That He Thinks Us All Insane

Read Professor Poczter’s article on Forbes.com about her thoughts on Obama’s recent speech on the economy. She describes the speech as much ado about nothing, while noting the root of… Read more »

The Ripple Effect of China’s Sichuan Earthquake

The Ripple Effect of China’s Sichuan Earthquake

By Susan Jiang Last Saturday, April 20th, an earthquake with an original magnitude of 6.6 struck the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan, killing at least 192 people, injuring more than… Read more »

Spain’s Lost Generation

Spain’s Lost Generation

By Advai Pathak Since democratization the brightest star in Europe and at the forefront of global cinema, sports, and fashion is Spain, a nation anchored by its debt crisis. Higher… Read more »

Delving into Leadership in a Global Economy with Mr. Joao Perez

Delving into Leadership in a Global Economy with Mr. Joao Perez

On Thursday, Cornell Current and the Leadership Program of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management had the honor of hosting Mr. Joao Perez, Vice President of… Read more »

Cornell Current & B.O.L.D. speaker event: Joao Perez, IBM

Cornell Current & B.O.L.D. speaker event: Joao Perez, IBM

 Cornell Current & B.O.L.D. speaker event: “Leadership Challenges in a Global Economy” When: April 25th from 4:30-5:30pm (Reception to follow) Where: Physical Science Building 401 Attire: Business Casual  We are pleased to announce that Joao… Read more »

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