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  • Dic 18 2017

    Say good bye to Internet

    he FCC decision to repeal Obama-era net neutrality laws opens up the internet to unfair competition. If you haven’t really bothered to look into net neutrality until this week, that’s because you probably had no particular reason to. Net neutrality is something we have been enjoying on a daily since the internet came into existence. It is the basic principle that all traffic on the...

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  • Dic 12 2017

    Sky is the Limit for Lebanese Entrepreneurs

    here is a consensus that Lebanon is a great location to pilot an idea, test it and then transition to an international market for growth. [Listen to the podcast below.] For a country that has defined and redefined itself through politics, religion, immigration, emigrations and decades of war, you may wonder what it’s like starting a company in Lebanon. “Surprisingly peaceful...

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  • Dic 12 2017

    When Bad Money Supports Good Foreign Policy

    The anti-war movement needs money, and the Koch brothers have it. But it comes with strings attached. In November, the Charles Koch Foundation announced that it would provide nearly $4 million in grants to Harvard University and MIT to train the next generation of foreign policy professionals. It’s part of the foundation’s effort to steer US foreign policy away from i...

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  • Feb 02 2018
  • Dic 09 2017

    An Exemplar of Motherhood: Sister Nivedita

    “England has sent us another gift in Miss Margaret Noble” said the great Swami Vivekananda in his speech he introduced a lady of Scottish-Irish descent by birth and an Indian by choice, little did the crowd gathered there knew that the kind words said by the great philosopher turned out to be a gospel truth where the latter would go on to be one of India’s indomitable voice of na...

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  • Dic 08 2017

    Donald Trump: Our UnFounding Father

    Donald Trump isn’t an aberration. He’s the zeitgeist. Don’t look away. I mean it! Keep on staring just like you’ve been doing, just like we’ve all been doing since he rode down that escalator into the presidential race in June 2015 and, while you have your eyes on him, I’ll tell you exactly why you shouldn’t stop. To begin with, i...

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  • Dic 08 2017

    Marketing Tricks to Promote Mass Consumption

      Companies have the manipulative talent of getting customers to buy more than they intend to, and they do it through three simple tactics. The first marketing trick that is increasingly used by businesses is offering products and services as “free.” Retail stores have found a way to convince people they’re getting something for free when they’re actually being p...

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Virtual Exchange Brings Students and Refugees Closer

Can a virtual exchange program bridge the gap developing between the two sides of the Mediterranean? Since 1987, when the Erasmus project started, 9 million people have taken part in it, according...

Brexit: The Countdown Has Begun

The window to agree on an exit deal between Britain and the EU is closing. The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019, but because of the necessary ratification procedu...

Uniting Germany’s Radical Right

hile protests against Islam, migration and asylum seekers serve as a common denominator, there is little coherence in formulating a right-wing “alternative for Germany.” The recent righ...