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14/07/2014

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Robert Reich tries to reach the mics, Photo by klutzykristie

Pressures on the System Threaten the Wealthy’s Income Stream

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 02:47 p.m. DST, 4 June 2014 ROBERT REICH WEARS many hats. He is a professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. He brought his economic expertise to Republican Gerald Ford and Democrat Jimmy Carter’s administrations. As Secretary of Labor during Bill Clinton’s first stint in the White House, Reich […]

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13/07/2014

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Airplane at Sunset, Prague Airport, Czech Republic, Photo by Jaromír Chalabala

Ramadan: Airplanes, Athletes, and Reality TV

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Ghana Correspondent Last Modified: 00:38 a.m. DST, 13 July 2014 ACCRA, Ghana — Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting and contemplation, began on June 28th. Until recently, the concept of this religious event was distant to me as there isn’t a large Muslim population in my North Carolina home.  However, since coming […]

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10/07/2014

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Meet Our Journalists

Ayanna Nahmias is the Editor-in-Chief. She is passionate about international affairs, geopolitics, and human rights and writes articles with an emphasis on women’s rights and child advocacy. She is working on her first novel and was interviewed about growing up in Africa as the daughter of a radical, Islamist expatriate on Radio Netherlands Worldwide. Click […]

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09/07/2014

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Iran-Portugal, Photo by Amiro

Iranians Arrested after Celebratory World Cup Video

Allyson Cartwright, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 16:42 p.m. DST, 09 July 2014 TEHRAN, Iran — For the second time in the past few months, Iran authorities have arrested those involved in making a celebratory music video. Last month, six individuals were arrested and since released for filming a music video to the Pharrell Williams song “Happy”. […]

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09/07/2014

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International Volunteers Series: Humanitarian Photographer in Bangalore, India

Matthew Pirrall, Humanitarian Photographer, India

Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 00:15 a.m. DST, 09 July 2014 BANGALORE, India — I had the pleasure of working alongside, humanitarian photographer Matthew Pirrall, in India for a few weeks. While I was stationed in Davangere at a child labor rehabilitation center through Bangalore Rural Education and Development Society (BREADS), Matt’s job involved […]

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