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South Korea’s Political Changes

As of March 10, 2017, the South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been impeached after it was discovered a citizen with no government post, Choi Soon-sil, was acting as a “shadow president” with significant influence…


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The Women’s Movement Voices in South America

By Victoria Herring Women around the world rallied together on March 8th to celebrate International Women’s Day. The celebration turned into both a triumphant and somber note, as women went on strike, left their jobs…


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The Next Crusade

By Javan Latson Two hundred and fourty-one United States soldiers were killed in a bombing at the marine compound in Beirut, Lebanon on October 23, 1983.  It was the deadliest attack against U.S. marines since…



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Mexico, Syria, and the Executive Order

By Victoria Herring President Trump signed an executive order on January 27, 2016 that banned immigrants from seven primarily Muslim countries in order to keep out “radical Islamic terrorists”: Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya…


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Understanding Undernutrition in Mozambique

Trying to Understand Undernutrition in Mozambique By Elizabeth Rose This article is a summary of an article previously published by the author in BMC Nutrition and the full article can be accessed here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27182448 Recent…


Super Spending in the Super League

By Javan Latson The People’s Republic of China is one of the world’s fastest growing economies. The rise of China has vaulted them onto the global stage and has made them a major player in…



Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was elected because of his promise to wipe out Boko Haram. So far he has been unsuccessful. (Credit Getty Images)

Nigeria: An African Giant Divided

By Aalok Joshi On January 17th the Nigerian air force moved forward with operations in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, bombing what they thought was a Boko Haram hideout. However, this supposed hideout turned…


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Zimbabwe – A Future Resurrection?

By Jackie Olson About 20 miners a year die from the desperate efforts to find gold within the caverns in Johannesburg, South Africa. Called “Zama Zama” from the Zulu tribal phrase: ‘men who try to…