International

“Dictator Maduro”: Venezuelans protest against President Maduro’s government

“Dictator Maduro”: Venezuelans protest against President Maduro’s government

By May 28, 2017

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April 13 is a day meant to celebrate a major milestone in Venezuela’s independence from its formidable Spanish colonizers. This year, while President Nicolás Maduro… Read More ›

Sri Lanka in recovery: facing a government that listens only to gunshots

Sri Lanka in recovery: facing a government that listens only to gunshots

By May 28, 2017

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Eight years out from bloody civil war, Sri Lanka is still healing. You need look no further than the fiery chain of comments from Sri… Read More ›

Muslims in Myanmar: the enduring persecution of the Rohingya

Muslims in Myanmar: the enduring persecution of the Rohingya

By May 28, 2017

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Considered the “most friendless people in the world,” the Rohingya’s conditions have only been deteriorating. A small Muslim minority in Myanmar, the Rohingya have endured… Read More ›

Sending a message: Trump’s necessary missile strike against Syria

By May 28, 2017

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In 2013, the Syrian military launched a chemical attack on a suburb in Damascus killing over 1,400 people. President Obama sought authorization of force from… Read More ›

South Korea: Political corruption runs rampant

South Korea: Political corruption runs rampant

By March 9, 2017

International:

Citizens require a leader who can provide an honorable example to follow. On November 18, 2016, South Korean citizens gathered at one of Korea’s largest… Read More ›

Get Your Priorities Straight: The Economic Chaos in Venezuela

Get Your Priorities Straight: The Economic Chaos in Venezuela

By March 9, 2017

International:

When a nation takes the money of its citizens to fund the policies of a corrupt government, rioting grows inevitable. This is precisely what is… Read More ›

Samsung Bribes the Government: an alarming intimacy between industry and government

By March 9, 2017

International:

International consumers associate the Samsung brand with fiery smartphones, large curved televisions, and other popular electronics. However, South Koreans, Samsung’s domestic audience, know that the… Read More ›

Trump’s Questions on Africa: A Harmful Change in Foreign Policy

By March 9, 2017

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With the shock of Donald Trump’s presidency still hanging over our nation, many Americans take comfort in asking themselves, “How much can Trump really do?”… Read More ›

Duma Decriminalizes Domestic Abuse: Russian parliament passes demoralizing bill

By March 9, 2017

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“If he beats you, it means he loves you.” The old Russian proverb sounds like a disturbing oxymoron to most. Unfortunately, it rings true for… Read More ›

Standing Up for Standing Rock: The Dakota Access Pipeline

Standing Up for Standing Rock: The Dakota Access Pipeline

By March 9, 2017

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Ever since the colonization and founding of the United States, Native Americans have been treated as second class citizens. Not only did the early colonists… Read More ›

Fidel Castro: Evil Dictator or Passionate Hero?

Fidel Castro: Evil Dictator or Passionate Hero?

By March 9, 2017

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Fidel Castro, arguably one of the most prominent world leaders of the last century, passed away last November. Upon hearing this news, many Americans cheered… Read More ›

The Gambian President: A new beginning of democracy in Africa

By March 9, 2017

International:

In Africa, elected governments are a rarity, but for the Republic of the Gambia, better known as The Gambia, the dream of democracy has the… Read More ›

Istanbul Nightclub Attack: At Odds With History

Istanbul Nightclub Attack: At Odds With History

By March 9, 2017

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The city of Istanbul is often described as a cultural bridge between the East and the West. In 2016, Turkey suffered a volley of violence,… Read More ›

Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: Few repercussions for the peacekeepers that assaulted girls

Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: Few repercussions for the peacekeepers that assaulted girls

By March 9, 2017

International:

The horrific violence of the civil war in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), is escalating exponentially. The battles left many displaced,… Read More ›

A Nuclear North Korea: Will We Ever Take a Stand?

A Nuclear North Korea: Will We Ever Take a Stand?

By January 16, 2017

International:

Recently North Korea conducted its fifth and most powerful nuclear test. While political leaders have already condemned the country’s nuclear efforts, the United States and… Read More ›