Health

The Assurance of Insurance: America’s Hurdling to Healthcare

Tea Party rally to stop the 2010 health care reform bill in St. Paul, Minnesota. Photo by: Fibonacci Blue, Wikimedia…

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Conflict

Chile: Unanswered Questions, Missing Reconciliation

Supporters offering their condolence to Pinochet in 2006. Photo by Ryan Greenberg, FlickrSeptember 11th is a day full of history.…

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South America

Bolivia’s Constitution: A Shift in Power

President Evo Morales has added 411 new articles in the constitution. Source: Sebastian Baryli, FlickrIn 2009, Bolivia held an election…

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Conflict

Has the European melting pot gone cold? The EU’s immigration challenge

Cars burning during the riots in Husby, Stockholm. Source: Wikimedia commonsOver the past 50 years, the majority of Western European…

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Africa

Can a Spell of Good Mining Governance Break the Resource Curse?

At a Ghanian gold mine. Source: Isuru Senevi, FlickrFrom the 13th to 19th century it was a not uncommon practice…

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Corruption

Sultans, Noses and the Internet: Censorship and the Freedom of Speech

Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamit II: Censor of noses. Source: WikipediaIn politics, many favour a leader that exercises real power. Turkey has…

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Africa

Congo’s unattainable closure? Violence in the past and present

''STOP THE KILLING IN CONGO'' - Protest in front of the White House. Photo by: Elvert Barnes, Flickr“Congolese troops on…

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Culture

Backbreaking boobs and big butts: Dangerous beauty in Venezuela

The inflated ideal? Photo by: Paul Lowry, Flickr“Inner beauty doesn’t exist. That’s something that unpretty women invented to justify themselves.”…

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EU

Interview: Cecilia Malmström on Migration and Asylum Policy in the EU

Cecilia Malmström speaking at the UPF/LUPEF lecture. Source: UPFThe EU’s Common Migration and Asylum policies often spark heated debate between…

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EU

The British Press: Sensationally Eurosceptic

Inflammatory rhetoric by the British Press. Source: Duncan Hull, FlickrEuroscepticism in the United Kingdom is hardly a new concept. Ever…

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