Category: GLOBAL

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As Angry Voters Reject Major Parties, Mexico’s 2018 Presidential Race Grows Chaotic

As Angry Voters Reject Major Parties, Mexico’s 2018 Presidential Race Grows Chaotic

Salvador Vázquez del Mercado, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas Mexico’s 2018 campaign season has not officially begun, but the race fo ...
America’s Fear Of North Korea Is Rising

America’s Fear Of North Korea Is Rising

As ISIS have lost swathes of territory across the Middle East, including the key cities of Mosul and Raqqa, fewer Americans consider the group an imme ...
Merkel’s challenge: Governing Germany in an age of rising nationalism

Merkel’s challenge: Governing Germany in an age of rising nationalism

AP. Elizabeth Heineman, University of Iowa For observers concerned about a resurgence of the far right, the AfD’s showing in Germany’s election ...
Denmark Government Announces Support for Burqa Ban

Denmark Government Announces Support for Burqa Ban

Government coalition parties the Liberal (Venstre) and Liberal Alliance parties have both announced their support for a public ban on garments that ma ...
What Gandhi Can Teach Today’s Protesters

What Gandhi Can Teach Today’s Protesters

Almost a century ago, Mohandas K. Gandhi – commonly known by the honorific Mahatma, the great-souled one – emphasized nonviolent resistance in his cam ...
Germans Are More Satisfied Than Other Europeans

Germans Are More Satisfied Than Other Europeans

According to research conducted by the Bertelsmann Stiftung, Germans stand out among Europeans for being positive about the direction of their country ...
Majority of New Middle Class to Come from Asia

Majority of New Middle Class to Come from Asia

While the middle class is shrinking in many western countries, the global outlook sets a rather different picture. According to Brookings Instit ...
The Biggest Threats Facing the World in 2017

The Biggest Threats Facing the World in 2017

Despite major setbacks to the so-called Islamic State in recent months, the results of a new global survey by Pew Research Center show that the terror ...
Can Yoga be Christian?

Can Yoga be Christian?

Invocations of Jesus, images of the cross and biblical scripture are unlikely to be what we envision when we think of yoga. Yoga is typically seen as ...
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