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By Mary Anne Mendoza. The notion of American exceptionalism often carries positive connotations within U.S. borders but negatives ones beyond. In some cases, at least 49% of Americans believe that, “Our people are not perfect, but our culture is superior to others.” Superiority alone may not … [Read More...]
Since 23 October 2011, Libya has progressed from a country wrecked by a conflict, to a country on the road to its first democratic elections and economic recovery. On 7 July 2012, Libyan people came on the streets to elect a first demcoratically elected government. However, reconciliation still … [Read More...]
By Ana Frigo. Whether you are running for student government in middle school, high school, university, or outside of the academic setting, knowing how and where to start is essential. Though campaigning for a position may seem intimidating at first, with the right preparation, you could be on … [Read More...]
By Jillian Tsacoyeanes. Worldwide, there were an estimated 16.7 million refugees at the end of 2013. This does not include the 33.3 million individuals displaced within their own countries – totaling nearly 50 million individuals who had fled their homes. Refugee issues overlap with … [Read More...]
By Virginia Cady. The terror attacks on the office of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo last month have dredged up many issues for discussion, of which one of the most prominent of which is,: is there a limit to freedom of expression? Many countries have laws against the … [Read More...]
By Ian Morse “I am increasingly against the internet every day.” These are the words of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, expressed not in private but in a recent, surprisingly unrestrained conversation with a group meant to protect open information. The Committee to Protect … [Read More...]
By Jo Grode. When given the chance, woman have the ability not only be the partners in their marriage but also the breadwinners. On a community level, however, finding a correlation between including women in the formal work force and economic (as well as social) improvement in the household … [Read More...]