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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 »

Vladimir Putin Welcomes Saudi King Salman And Deals At The Kremlin

Vladimir Putin Welcomes Saudi King Salman And Deals At The Kremlin

By Michael Rones King Salman became the first monarch of Saudi Arabia to visit Russia when he was welcomed by Russian President Vladimir Putin in an elegant ceremony this week…. Read more »

The Uprising Double Burden of Malnutrition in Developing Countries

The Uprising Double Burden of Malnutrition in Developing Countries

By Emily Lin, ‘20 Alongside the hunger and poor nutrition epidemic, a new kind of malnutrition has hit developing countries: obesity. The growing availability of inexpensive, processed foods and fast… Read more »

Indian Maternity Leave: Helping or Hurting Female Workforce?

Indian Maternity Leave: Helping or Hurting Female Workforce?

By Priya Kankanhalli, ’19 An attempt to assist new mothers in the Indian workforce may prove to be catastrophic. The new maternity law introduced in India, stating that women are… Read more »

Can Islamic State Be Destroyed?

Can Islamic State Be Destroyed?

By Samantha Deng On March 22, Britain’s Houses of Parliament was attacked by an assailant, who drove a car through people on Westminster Bridge and then stabbed a police officer…. Read more »

Instability in Eastern Europe

Instability in Eastern Europe

By Alexander Clark, ’19 Since 2014, Ukraine has served as a flashpoint for clashing Europe-Russia interests. What began as protests against the Pro-Yanukovych government escalated into Civil War between a… Read more »

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