If each of the permanent members checked their country’s ego at the door, a lot of progress could be made. Five of the most powerful countries in the world, along with ten others, should be able to use their combined power to make the world a better place.
South Sudan, with a poverty rate over 50 percent, cannot afford to go to war. War would prevent its government from taking in much needed revenue, revenue that it cannot afford to not receive. Without the oil, jobs will continue to fall and poverty will rise even further. If it wants to remain a stable and growing nation, South Sudan must work to obtain peace.
Uhuru Kenyatta, the son of Kenya’s first present, a graduate of Amherst College in Massachusetts, and scion of one of Africa’s most prominent and wealthy families, is the race’s definitive frontrunner.
This past November, the Chinese Communist Party held its 18th National Congress, marking the once-in-a-decade transfer of power to a new generation of leaders. In the most recent issue of Foreign Affairs, Shanghai-based political scientist, Eric X. Li, describes how contrary to popular belief, the turnover was “a smooth and well-orchestrated demonstration by a confidently rising superpower.”
FOX News’s brand of dishonest reporting reflects poorly on the GOP, meaning that as the Republican Party moves forward, it will be forced to ask itself whether the time has come to dissociate from the FOX News propaganda machine.
It is time for us to face the facts: Immigrants are economic commodities. The United States, as a capitalist nation, needs immigrant labor to keep the costs of production—and consequently, final goods and services produced and sold in this country—low.
Meze Grille is a restaurant in midtown Manhattan only a couple of blocks from Fordham’s Lincoln Centre campus. The food there is great but this restaurant gains more attention for its acceptance of bitcoins – a digital currency. Meze grille is one of six restaurants in the world to accept this currency. So we ask, what is the Bitcoin? The 2008 financial crisis left the world in chaos. The stock market crashed and corporations were exposed as confidence in the government and global financial system was severely eroded overnight. At…
Comparing Perspectives from Developed and Emerging Markets At the February G20 summit in Moscow, Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa said, “At this meeting, IMF and many other participants said it is not appropriate to describe the current situation as currency war and that such an expression is overblown. G20 as well as G7 share the view that efforts by each country to stabilize their own economy will lead to stability in the global economy.” IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde echoed this statement when she stated, “We think that talk…