Give the Women a Chance

Although women hold 18.5% of all congressional seats – more than ever before – there is still a large gender disparity in who holds government jobs. There are many factors that contribute …

A “Venezuelan Spring”?

On February 4, 2014, a female student was raped on a university campus in the western state of Tachira, Venezuela, spurring student protests across the country. The conflict escalated quickly when thr…

Can European Data become a Reality?

This past February Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel made a proposal for reduced telecommunications dependence on the US, instead developing Europe’s own “data hub.” Undoubted…

China’s Costly Inaction

It is in China’s interest as of late to start exerting real influence over North Korea. China has been wary of alienating its long-time ally in fear that an even more belligerent North Korea could eru…

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