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Latin America at the Crossroads Ahead of Big Election Year

Latin America at the Crossroads Ahead of Big Election Year

by    Manuela Andreoni

What does Latin America’s bumper election year hold in store for the continent? A spate of elections will make 2018 decisive for Latin America. As the world marches toward a more conservative and even authoritarian future, this year’s presidential elections — in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Paraguay and Costa Rica — will determine whether the region Read More

It’s Time to Rethink India’s Policy on Palestine

It’s Time to Rethink India’s Policy on Palestine

by    Abhinav Pandya

There is hardly any reason for India to not prioritize its partnership with Israel over Palestine in pursuit of its strategic interests. On various occasions, India’s diffidence, indecisiveness and a highly constrained foreign policy have perplexed international relations experts. In one such instance, India’s vote in favor of Palestine against the US decision to move Read More

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Belief” in the Second Amendment

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Belief” in the Second Amendment

by    Peter Isackson

A singer from Nevada believes in the quasi-theological interpretation of the Second Amendment put forward by the NRA. Everyone thinks of the United States as a nation or sovereign state. They also know it is the most powerful nation — economically and militarily. But they often fail to notice the way in which it is Read More

Women in America Are Still Fighting for Equal Pay

Women in America Are Still Fighting for Equal Pay

by    Fair Observer

In America, the gender wage gap continues to loom over the economy. Women in America make 22% less per hour than men. The rate of women in employment is rising and there are more female graduates than male, yet a wage gap still exists in 2018. On Equal Pay Day in the US, which took Read More

Cuba After Castro: A New Beginning?

Cuba After Castro: A New Beginning?

by    Kinga Brudzinska

Cuba will remain a one-party authoritarian state, with or without a Castro at the helm. On April 19 Raúl Castro will step down as Cuba’s president, ending almost six decades of his family’s rule of the Caribbean island. Contrary to some expectations, however, Havana will not embark on an extensive process of political transition. Even though Read More

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