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Analyzing where foreign policy, social change, and popular culture overlap.

The Politics of Prejudice around the “Agreekment”

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A look at attitudes about Greece.

14.07.2015

Democratic Default?

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Greece’s endless eleventh hour agreements and continued resistance to bailout package terms have many wondering what next steps the country should take.

01.07.2015

Game of Groans

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Elections in the United Kingdom have been disappointing for nearly everyone.

09.05.2015

From Stocks and Bonds to Threats and Bombs

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Reluctance aside, the world still needs an American superpower.

16.04.2015

Unpopular Sovereignty – Part 2

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Our best hope for proper civic engagement is state sovereignty. But many confuse it with a dangerous sense of nationalism.

28.03.2015

Unpopular Sovereignty – Part 1

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Nationhood, and the way we perceive it, is potentially the most controversial topic of the 21st century.

18.03.2015

Both sides now

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We need to have more empathy for people that suffer from addiction, as well as more appreciation for the people who do the dirty work of enforcing drug laws.

23.02.2015

Why are we Isolating Russia Again?

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Perhaps a more distant Russia is not a good thing.

12.02.2015

Grey Currency

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Aging populations are both a blessing and a curse. What will our world look like when old age becomes the norm?

03.02.2015

England Prevails?

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Britain’s lukewarm approach to the European Union has done it more harm than either full integration or an outright departure ever could.

27.01.2015

Drifting together

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How much do online communities affect geopolitics?

21.01.2015

Telling the whole story

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Islam, like any religion, needs effective critiques from believers and non-believers alike.

12.01.2015
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