Monthly Archives: October 2018

2020 Tokyo Olympics: In Time for Japan’s Womenomics and the #WeToo Movement

The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo has put the spotlight on Japan’s shrinking population. Last week, protest erupted in Tokyo when it was announced that Japan may bring in as many as half a million foreign workers to meet work demands ahead … Continue reading

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A Journalist on Vacation Discovers U.S. Involvement in Jamaican Tragedy

Brittany Stevens Journalist, Mattathias Schwartz, was on vacation in Jamaica with nothing to do when a story that would tell another side of a deadly event fell into his lap. Schwartz caught wind of the story about a raid in … Continue reading

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West Meets Middle East: Israel’s Cultural Diversity Through Music

One of the words most associated with the State of Israel is conflict. In music, Israeli culture shows off a more harmonious side. And while Israelis have adopted an “us against the world” attitude in recent years, the mixture of … Continue reading

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What Makes A City Livable?

Each year the Economist Intelligence Unit puts out a list of the world’s most livable cities. This is based off of a number of factors including infrastructure, culture and environment, education, stability and healthcare. The Economist ranks a total of … Continue reading

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No market value for understanding with trade war on the horizon

The development of language is part of the development of personality, for words are the natural means of expressing thoughts and establishing understanding between people. Maria Montessori, 1910 It seems that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chinese Foreign … Continue reading

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