eBay - Representing Small Business
Company Visit with Students
April 3, 2014
It was wonderful to visit the external relations staff of eBay with students from the Graduate School of Political Management. It was informative to learn about how the work with the many entrepreneurs that use the eBay platform for their business on their external relations efforts.
Turkey Elections - March 31, 2014
Turkey TRT National TV Commentary
March 31, 2014
The recent local elections throughout Turkey attracted significant attention. The West was particularly concerned about the government shutting down Twitter and YouTube.
"Who Makes Campaign Contributions? The Importance of Message, Messenger and Medium to Donors in 2008 and 2012"
GSPM Shenkman Seminar
March 26, 2014
As part of the Graduate School of Political Management's Shenkman Seminar Series, we hosted a discussion led by Brigham Young University Professor David Magleby on:"Who Makes Campaign Contributions? The Importance of Message, Messenger and Medium to Donors in 2008 and 2012". This important research effort is led by GSPM professor Michael Cornfield.
Crimea: New Cold War begins with mutual prejudice
Article in O Globo (Rio de Janeiro's largest newspaper)
March 23, 2014
"President Putin correctly calculated the degree to which America and Europe would respond to Russia’s acts of aggression. In 2008, Russian troops entered two breakaway areas of Georgia, another former Soviet republic, and effectively annexed them. The world condemned that move, but did not do anything concrete and lasting to punish Russia. Using that as a guide, Putin undoubtedly believed that those tactics would work again. To date, he has been largely correct."
Putin Is the Prototypical Political Opponent for U.S. Lawmakers
Huffington Blog Post
March 21, 2014
"With his bellicose rhetoric and aggressive actions in the Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin is rapidly turning himself into the most hated Russian since Ivan Drago His regime's sanctions against several White House officials and members of Congress were perhaps an attempt to counter penalties levied by United States, but they should have potent benefits as well."