The words “Arctic Circle” are usually associated with pictures of husky dogs, polar bears and researchers with icicles in their faces. It is difficult to find connections between the Arctic Circle, submarines, science fiction type snowmobiles, NATO and India. But believe it or not, all of those are entwined. The
When the Democrats only elected two new Senators in the 2004 election, it was, along with the re-election of George W. Bush, considered a failure. The pool of new talent was looking shallow, and worried voices were raised about the future of the Democratic Party. But one of those new
Mara Salvatrucha is one of the largest Hispanic street gangs in the United States and has been dubbed the world’s most dangerous gang by the media. It is one of few truly international gangs, whose members are notorious for their brutal violence and their signature tattoos, which often cover their faces.
In the long halls and rooms steeped in political history that make up the White House, President Obama is currently steering his nation on stormy political seas. But he is not the first to occupy these rooms; ever since Thomas Jefferson moved into the house in 1801, the presidents of
They are the ultimate “power-couple” in music. Both of them global icons in culture and ranked by business magazine Forbes as the number 1 highest earning celebrity couple in 2012/2013, as well as individually being ranked as #4 and #32 on the list of most influential celebrities. As the Jay Z and Beyoncé brand has grown into a giant in music and entertainment the Carter-Knowles’ cultural influence seems on its way to becoming a force in politics, both as a couple as well as individuals. But can their persuasion really build a nation?
By Erik Roshagen