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  • Apr 27 2018

    Trump’s Trade War Is About Trump, Not China

    ose China tariffs aren’t surprising. What’s bizarre are the people praising Trump’s recklessness and reviving his political fortunes. By slapping tariffs on Chinese imports, Donald Trump has once again proven to be the Disrupter-in-Chief. This week alone, he’s brought John Bolton in as national security advisor over the objections of every sane person in the un...

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  • Apr 27 2018

    What Brands Can Learn from Starbucks’ Crisis Response

    The arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia coffee shop should be treated as a broad-based wake-up call for Starbucks — and for other brands as well, experts say. The recent arrest of two black men at a Starbucks location in Philadelphia’s affluent Rittenhouse Square location has become a new moment of reckoning in America’s struggles with racial bias. The two men came to...

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  • Apr 27 2018

    Reviewing US Foreign Policy on Israel and Palestine

    The United States should reevaluate its role and potentially recuse itself from all future decisions between Israel and Palestine. Halfway through the month of May, most of us will be enjoying the warmer weather sneaking its way in past the winter. But in Israel and Palestine, May 15 will prove to be quite a divisive event. The current protests in Gaza are scheduled to...

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  • Mar 24 2018

    The Daily Dictionary: “Culture,” Cambridge Analytica and Steve Bannon

    The culture of politics has nothing to do with the politics of culture. In The Observer’s earthquake scoop concerning the scandalous activities of Cambridge Analytica, whistleblower Christopher Wylie mentions Steve Bannon’s belief “in the whole Andrew Breitbart doctrine that politics is downstream from culture, so to change politics you need to change culture.”...

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  • Feb 28 2018

    The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Gates Foundation and “Equity”

    The Gates have pulled off a kind of optical illusion by using equity to advance social equity (fairness) in a way that is, by their own admission, not “fair.” Bill and Melinda Gates have either discovered or simply admitted that they have an unfair advantage over ordinary people (i.e. non-billionaires). A reader might even get the impression that they are at the point of b...

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  • Feb 28 2018

    Why Remittances from the Middle East Matter to India

    With remittances from the Middle East in decline, India may face problems in the domestic labor market. India remains the world’s leading recipient of international personal remittances, claiming 10.9% of global inflows, followed by China (10.6%) and Philippines (5.4%), according to latest data released by World Bank for 2016. Total remittance inflow to India was $62 billion in...

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  • Feb 08 2018

    The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Donald Trump and “Respect”

    US President Donald Trump has sent a letter of “respect” to African nations following his alleged “shithole countries” comment. After famously referring to African countries along with Haiti as “shithole countries,” Donald Trump insisted on setting the record straight in a letter addressed to the 55 members of the African Union about his true sentiments. We t...

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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...