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Celebrating Thanksgiving Abroad

Fighting homesickness with food.

Living While Black

In the past year we've seen far too many instances of the police being called on Africans Americans for the crime of going about their daily life.

Women Across the Country Changing the Face of American Politics

The 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections was a historic election of firsts for American women.

Netherlands Intelligence Accuses Russia of Cyber-plotting

Russian operatives have been accused of plotting to hack target the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

Why the United States’ Power is Dangerous

The United States of America portrayed themselves as protectors of freedom and liberty as the reason why they are so powerful but a closer inspection reveals unconstraint power could have dire consequences.

Why the Mistakes of Libya Haunt International Peace Today?

The international community is on the verge of history with the denuclearization of North Korea that is if President Trump does not mess up again.

The Power of the United States’ Dollar

Money is the intermediator between buyers and sellers that have the legal backing of the state. Before World War II, countries backed their currency with the amount of gold deposited in their central banks so the currency represented the…
Being a Yank in the UK

Being a Yank in the UK

Though the UK and the US share a language and some cultural similarities, there are plenty of differences between the two countries that will confuse the average Yankee. After spending four months in London, I’ve identified a few important…

‘March For Our Lives’ Protests Demand Change in Gun Control Laws

Millions of people across the United States took to the streets last weekend to demonstrate their support for stricter gun control regulation in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. The event was planned largely by student…

Despite challenges, the special relationship remains important to both the U.K. and the U.S.

The term ‘special relationship’ was first used by Winston Churchill after World War II to describe the shared political, economic, military, and cultural interests between the United Kingdom and the United States. Today, that relationship…