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  What Eastern Europe Thinks about Globalization

The United Nations Statistics Division classifies these countries as being part of Eastern Europe: Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine. The Baltic countries: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, are also usually considered to be part of …

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  Humanitarian Crisis in Pakistan

On May 2, 2009, the Pakistani Army began a campaign to eliminate Taliban strongholds in the North-West region of the country. This was a positive step for a country that has been accused of complacency and harboring dangerous militants. Unfortunately, …

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  What Canada Thinks about Globalization

Canada, with a population of only 33 million, is known for its vast natural resources, socialized health care, and for fiercely protecting its local culture. Recently Canada’s banking system has become the envy of the world. The 2008 World Economic …

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  South American Elections

In January 2009, people around the world watched as the United States underwent a peaceful transition of power between two rival parties. However, there are elections held around the world on a regular basis that get little to no media …

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  Mexico’s Drug War

While Mexico has dealt with drug cartels, gangs, and narco-trafficking for decades, the current escalation of violence within Mexico’s borders and spill over into the U.S. is reaching new heights. In Mexico, more than 6,000 people died in 2008, due …

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  Economic Crisis and the Developing World

As the economic stimulus is passed by the U.S. Congress, media coverage focuses on how the U.S. is responding to the economic crisis. Much emphasis is placed on the U.S. response because it will have a world-wide impact. Yet the …

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  The Limitations of International Laws: Zimbabwe Case Study

A historic, peaceful election was held in Zimbabwe on March 29th 2008. Morgan Tsvangirai , head of the opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) won by a small margin against incumbent Robert Mugabe, head of the ruling, Zanu-PF party. …

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  What Russia Thinks About Globalization

For many years Russia has been transitioning from a socialist country to a capitalist country and from a dictatorship to a democracy. While these political changes have been taking place, the government has benefitted from high energy costs around the …

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  Rethinking NAFTA’s Environment and Labor Agreements

Should the United States reassess its current trade policies? The democratic presidential candidates, Senators Clinton and Obama, would like to review current trade agreements and examine labor and environmental standards. Senator Clinton wants to institute 5-year assessments on existing trade …

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  Climate Change and Indigenous People

The U.S., Europe, Japan, Canada, and other developed countries are debating national policies to make their countries more energy-efficient and to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and other harmful byproducts. United Nations reports, scientific studies, and mainstream media are constantly …

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