In the age of Google, Facebook, and YouTube, it seems as if we have finally reached a somewhat egalitarian moment in history. All internet users have access to these resources regardless of socioeconomic status. Yet, these resources are not exactly ...

Computers. Hackers. Cyber networks.  These are all terms that have been thrown around with increasing anger and fear, especially as the United States is experiencing a frightening increase in the frequency of cyberattacks carried out by foreign hackers. But little ...

In a promising effort to promote press freedom in the United States, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) filed legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives in early February that would bar foreign aid to governments that egregiously violate freedom of the ...

On July 7, 2020, Senator Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said: “Certainly there needs to be a good, hard look at mistakes the World Health Organization might have made in connection with coronavirus, but ...

The COVID-19 pandemic. Climate change. Socioeconomic inequality. Steep political division. Rising global authoritarianism.  The Biden administration is inheriting a host of problems from its predecessor. But with its relatively blank slate, the administration needs to make its mark on the ...

Joseph R. Biden is now the 46th president of the United States. After a grueling and tense election, the country will seemingly move in a different direction than that of the previous administration. In particular, the financial services industry may ...

On November 5th, 2020, amid election chaos within the United States, several news sources began claiming that President Valdimir Putin would be resigning from office, possibly due to Parkinson’s disease. The news, originally reported by Britain’s mass market newspaper “The ...

Chile is no stranger to governmental oppression and systemic inequality, and Chileans have proven, again and again, their willingness to directly challenge structures of repression. Most famously, Chileans toppled General Augusto Pinochet’s 17-year dictatorship in 1988, rallying under the phrase ...

Earlier this year, Filipino journalist Maria Ressa’s arrest became the focus of international attention. In an event that was later made the subject of the documentary “A Thousand Cuts,” Ressa and former colleague Reynaldo de Santos Jr were convicted of ...

While several countries around the world have been forced to shut down yet again due to resurging COVID-19 cases, others are faring well and slowly beginning to open up. Desperate to salvage their economies, previously shut-down by internally-imposed lockdowns, certain ...