Tag Archives: International Affairs

The Year in Review 2009, Part 1: New Governments

2009 was not exactly the most memorable year. If anything, it’s notable for being one of the gloomiest years of late. Bank accounts are drying up, foreclosures are through the roof, and unemployment is the highest its been in nearly three decades. In all parts of the world, there aren’t many who can look back […]

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Twenty First Century Hate: Extremism in Germany

The Nazi party didn’t die with Hitler. Neo-Nazism is still present around the world, but especially in Germany. Many Germans are disgusted by the far-right group while others still adhere to the group’s rhetoric. Despite the country’s calculated efforts to stamp out its extremist past, the neo-Nazi movement remains alive and well in Germany, forging […]

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Is It Me, or Are We Speaking English Again?

The world of the 21st century has gone a long way in linking people in ways previously unheard of. Emerging as the lingua franca of the world, English sits atop other languages in many respects. It is the language of science, aviation, computing, tourism, and more importantly, diplomacy. Competition, however, is an inevitable consequence for […]

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