Monthly Archives: November 2012

Israel and Hamas: War in the Twitter Sphere

By Laurin-Whitney Gottbrath The implications of the November 2012 conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip may seem uncertain at this point, but what is clear is that both parties have added a new weapon to their arsenal: … Continue reading

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A Russian Successor to Niccolo Machiavelli

By Yulia Koval-Molodtsova She creates African-style pictures with house paints, and she decorates her house with them or gives them to friends. She enjoys thriller films and reading books. Sometimes, she composes psychological fairy tales for her friends. She holds … Continue reading

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A Final Reflection on the Latino Vote

By Curt Devine The Mexico-based international media outlet Televisa carries great influence over much of Latin America. In terms of mass communication, Televisa has one of the loudest voices in the Spanish-speaking world. Therefore, its coverage of presidential elections not … Continue reading

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Is Lagos the World’s Next Fashion Capital?

By Oloruntobi “IBK” Jaiyeola New York, Paris, London, Milan, and Lagos? The first four cities are synonymous with fashion production, and Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, may soon follow suit. The MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week ran from October 24 … Continue reading

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Controversy Surrounds Germany’s Circumcision Law

By Eva Harder Circumcision was touted as a cure for paralysis in the 19th century, but it has managed to do something even more remarkable in the 21st. The procedure has brought Jews and Muslims together. A regional court in … Continue reading

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