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The Impact of "Brexit" on India

On June 24 th, polling stations in the United Kingdom defiantly conveyed the overall sentiment of the British electorate, announcing a win for “Brexit"- the departure of the UK from the European Union. Although the final votes tallied...Show More Summary

#StudentVoices: 11 Youths Explain Why And How They Voted In The Brexit Referendum

The results of the EU Referendum may have surprised many within the UK and all across the world, but it may be especially heartrending for the youths who were so strongly in support for remaining in the EU. The Remain campaign had won...Show More Summary

The Wicked Granny

Rosemerry Guarita, taking off like a Super Girl, La Paz, May 2016 ©PinchesGringos Rosemerry Guarita lost her dentures during the first protests by people with disabilities in Bolivia in 2012; she was biting a police officer who was trying to hurt her. Show More Summary

The US Loses Its Moral High Ground Over Syria

The White House looked weak as it defended President Obama's policies in Syria, in response to the strongly worded memorandum sent by 51 US diplomats calling for the "calculated use" of long-range weapons and airstrikes against the regime...Show More Summary

Brexit Damage Control

There is no putting Humpty back. After last week's vote, threat by referenda is the order of the day for the Euro and the EU--with calls in France, the Netherlands, Portugal amongst others, and forthcoming in Italy in the Autumn--regardless...Show More Summary

Brexit: Why Most Commentaries Miss The Point

What was the narrow British vote to leave the European Union really about? In recent days, you have read commentaries with variations on the following themes, ad nauseam. All of them contain pieces of the truth, but all miss the basic point: Irrational Racism. Show More Summary

Iran's Not Benefiting From The Nuclear Deal And That's Bad News For Rouhani

When Iran and the six major global powers reached an agreement last summer to put an end to the controversy surrounding Tehran's nuclear program by announcing the conclusion of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Iranians flocked...Show More Summary

Travel In The Twenties: Right Time To Explore The World

How old are you? Already crossed teenage and haven't crossed 30? If this is, this is the right time to travel and explore the world. Before twenty, you are still too young and so many things are illegal for a teenager in so many countries. Show More Summary

World Bank Forgoes Transparency, Hides Behind Policy Loophole

On May 26, 2016, sixty-nine civil society organizations (CSOs) from twenty-six countries urged the World Bank to maintain transparency throughout the ongoing review of its environmental and social protection policies, or safeguards.Show More Summary

From Exploiter to Exploited: China's Offensive in Europe by Philippe Le Corre and Alain Sepulchre

A review of Philippe Le Corre and Alain Sepulchre's new book China's Offensive in Europe By David Wemer Philippe Le Corre and Alain Sepulchre's brief analysis of China's growing economic footprint in Europe naturally focuses on how and why Chinese businesses have gained entrance into the European market. Show More Summary

What fossils reveal about the hairy history of mammals' ancestors

Julien Benoit, University of the Witwatersrand Scientists know a fair amount about the evolution of feathers in dinosaurs and birds. But less is known about the origin of hair in mammals' ancestors. A new study by a group of researchers...Show More Summary

Europe: It's Déjà Vu All Over Again

With its vote to leave the European Union, Britain has cut a gaping hole in European commercial and political solidarity. While mainline politicians in England, Europe and the U.S. argued against the Brexit vote, it has been cheered by Donald Trump as an example of people taking their country back from the elites. Show More Summary

Brexit Vote Jolts EU-Membership Hopes in Three Former Soviet States

Image: Brexit. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com British voters' decision to leave the European Union has reduced the chance that three countries in the former Soviet Union will be able to get out from under Russia's thumb. Without the support...Show More Summary

Britain's Vote To Leave

The British people have voted to leave the European Union. It was not by an overwhelming majority at 52 percent, but it couldn't have been imagined 10 years ago. We have been seeing this fragmentation throughout Europe, but we now have the first case of a nation deciding to leave. Show More Summary

Brexit: A Cousin Of Trumpism? A Distant Cousin Of Fascism?

June 24, 2016: I spoke to my friend in Britain this morning. Still absorbing the shock that her nation had voted itself out of Europe, she said, "Today I live in a different country." I recognized the sentiment. It was widespread in this country, the USA, in the wake of 9-11. Show More Summary

Brexit And Belonging: The Art Of Systemic Coaching And Constellations

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right doing there is a field. I'll meet you there - Rumi The recent vote for the UK to leave the European Union was not just about the EU, but disaffection with the political system. This outcome arguably...Show More Summary

Is Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister On Autopilot?

Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera recently spoke at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs in Oslo. Mr. Samaraweera has again presented a very optimistic assessment of the current state of affairs in the war-torn...Show More Summary

Operation Death Bird in Moscow

The 18th-century Kuskovo park and the Dormition church at Veshniaki (built in 1644) are under threat of demolition... Photo credit: Lena Hades. Kuskovo is the name of the estate of the Sheremetev family. It was built in neoclassical style in the 18th century. Show More Summary

After Brexit, Europe's 20th-Century History May Be Rewritten

England is leaving the EU, and the initial reaction (heralded by the media) was to focus on the stock market collapse. As soon as the referendum results were announced, the conversation started revolving around the financial costs. This...Show More Summary

Of Brexit, Baptists, Booze and a History of Naïve Blunders

British voters have spoken and announced their intention to leave the European Union, or so it seems. But now it seems apparent that many supporters of Brexit, the plan to get Britain to exit the EU, were ignorant of the plan, hoodwinked...Show More Summary

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