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  Gaza Flotilla: Globalization at Work

The May 2010 Israeli raid of the Gaza-bound flotilla and the subsequent clashes aboard that resulted in the death of nine of the activists has drawn much ire and debate. Protest rallies and demonstrations against Israel (and for Israel) were …

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  Will Journalism Survive the Information Age?

With major news publications across the world cutting back on their print distribution cycles as the popularity of Internet news continues to rise, is it viable for large publications to create a strong business model that has fully adapted to …

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  What Greece Thinks About Globalization

Greece, a European country in the Mediterranean, known for its ancient culture, beautiful landscapes, and delicious food, provides a rather complex case study on globalization. Its turbulent modern history includes: a civil war between communist and anticommunist forces in the …

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  Globalization and Eating Disorders

Newspapers around the world share similar headlines and stories about the increase incidences of eating disorders in their countries. An Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, cites, “Can too much healthy food hurt you?, ” covering a relatively new and controversial eating disorder, …

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  Turning the Clock Back on Human Rights in Cambodia

Human rights in Cambodia have been increasingly under attack in recent months, as the international community has been taking notice of clear affronts to the civil and political liberties of the Cambodian people, particularly suppression of freedom of expression and …

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  What Malaysia Thinks About Globalization

Located in South East Asia, Malaysia, a former British colony is a constitutional monarchy, headed by a King and also governed by bicameral Parliament consisting of a non-elected upper house and an elected lower house. This multicultural country of more …

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  A Roar Between the Tigers and the Sinhalese in Sri Lanka

Located below the Indian sub continent, a little island nation named Sri Lanka is finally beginning to gain some media coverage on the international stage. Sri Lanka, a country consisting of two opposing groups of people, the Sinhalese majority and …

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  Two Historic Middle East Elections, with Two Radically Different Results

While Iran is getting all the news, Lebanon’s elections are just as historic. Both reflect a major shift in the Middle East. In Iran, Mir Hussein Moussavi, the favored candidate amongst reformers, youth and upper class Iranians, lost to Mahmoud …

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  What India Think About Globalization

For many India seems to provide a case study of the paradoxes of globalization. Its IT sector offers a worldwide hub to Western countries who want to outsource their work to India’s educated workers, who are much cheaper than their American …

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  The New Clickocracy?

From the twitter messages to facebook support groups to YouTube updates, the 2008 U.S. presidential elections revolutionized how Internet and technology is used in political campaigning. Around the world, political strategists are dissecting the Obama campaign to learn how he …

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