Politics and Economics

Opinion | What the Asian-American Coalition Can Teach the Democrats

“In coalition politics, every part of the coalition matters, especially when elections are close. For Democrats, Asian-Americans are suddenly crucial: They are the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the U.S. electorate, constituting 4.7 percent of the voting population — enough to make a difference in the presidential contest in Georgia, where Joe Biden won …

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India’s Leader Is Accused of Hiding Unemployment Data Before Vote – By Jeffrey Gettleman and Hari Kumar – The New York Times

By Jeffrey Gettleman and Hari Kumar Jan. 31, 2019,  119 c NEW DELHI — When voters swept Prime Minister Narendra Modi into power five years ago, it was in no small part because of his vows to create millions of jobs and vault India into an era of prosperity. But now, just months before the next general election, Mr. …

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Opinion | Could Asian-Americans Turn Orange County Blue? – By Viet Thanh Nguyen – NYT

By Viet Thanh Nguyen Mr. Nguyen is a contributing opinion writer who lives in Los Angeles. Nov. 5, 2018 86 comments ImageSouth Vietnamese and American flags flying at the an annual Vietnamese boat people ceremony at Westminster Memorial Park in Westminster, Calif., in April.CreditCreditLeonard Ortiz/Orange County Register, via Getty Images “When I was a freshman at …

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The North Korean summit and deal – by Tyler Cowen – Marginal REVOLUTION

by  Tyler Cowen June 12, 2018 at 8:46 am in Current Affairs Political Science by  Tyler Cowen June 12, 2018 at 8:46 am in “Many of you have asked what I think, so here goes: 1. There is a secret (and unenforceable) deal beneath what is reported.  You may think this is good or bad, but for heaven’s sake …

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