Erin Pineda – The Venezuelan Migration Crisis The Venezuelan crisis is now the largest exodus in Latin America in recent history. As of this March 2019, the number of Venezuelan emigrants worldwide is over 3.7 million, making it one of ...

From the recent election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil to the long-discussed Brexit movement in the UK, many countries seem to exhibit shifts towards far-right politics and flirtations with nationalism. In an end-of-year weigh-in, Glimpse correspondents explore these very shifts ...

Rebecca Cheng: Symbol of Partisanship, Questions of Legitimacy After Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony, actor Matt Damon made an appearance on Saturday Night Live, playing Judge Brett Kavanaugh during his Senate confirmation hearing. He opened with, “I’m going to start at ...

Aziza: Was it terrorism? After news broke of the Las Vegas mass shooting, the same pattern of actions quickly emerged that has become a defining part of America’s response to grief. The Left demanded stricter gun laws. The Right refused ...

Katya Lopatko: A Win for Centrists “On Sunday, the people of France annoyingly retained their traditional right to claim intellectual superiority over Americans.” The New Yorker’s celebrated political satirist Andy Borowitz summed up the dramatic and drawn-out French election with ...

Caroline Chen on Fiscal Policy The overriding economic concern is whether or not Trump will truly put the money where his mouth is. Much of his bellicose, protectionist campaign rhetoric defied the fundamentals of American fiscal policy; to advocate for ...

Alma Velazquez The disheartening outcome of the Colombian plebiscite is another example of a common negotiation pitfall: two-level games. Ending Colombia’s century-long conflict with the FARC may involve mostly domestic players, but it is expected to please both an opposition ...

Nisha Kale In London, Brexit seems to have taken the city by shock. Walking through the streets of central London, people stand everywhere with political signs, and the news plays in every open shop. There is an air of panic and uncertainty. ...

Jack Anderson Belgium is reeling from its recent terror attacks. The tactics employed worked around post-9/11 security measures at Zaventem Airport, maximizing casualties and undermining public faith in the security apparatus. Terrorists have learned to leverage the vulnerability of locations ...

Anbar Aizenman The success of the Paris deal must be looked at  relative to the shortcomings of previous attempts at agreements. While it is an improvement from Copenhagen, it is sorely lacking in certain respects, making it challenging to forecast ...