A FOOD FIGHT FOR EVERYONE (Part I)

as the time come for us to take the functions of nature into our own hands? Leading scientific organizations have concluded that interchanging DNA between species, the main action of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), “carries…

A WOMEN’S WARRIOR

llen Pao is as fearless as they come. In her crusade against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, one of the world’s most powerful venture capitalist firms, she alleged that they committed pervasive sexism to stall…

AFRICA EMERGING

China has led the way in realizing the economic opportunities in Africa. Over the last decade, Chinese companies with the backing of government loans have come to Africa seeking raw materials to satisfy China’s domestic economy. From 2001 to 2010,…

DEMOCRATIZATION OF NEW MEDIA

raditional media such as television, radio and print have been dominating the political landscape for decades. But with new forms of online media being more firmly established, we may be getting a glimpse into the…

STRUGGLE FOR THE SOUL OF EUROPE

e should wonder at the hubris of European politicians who think they can overrule domestic politics. The one constructive party in the past few weeks has been France. After five years of playing second fiddle…

EDUCATION FOR THE FUTURE

015 marks the deadline year for the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs,) a series of time-bound, quantified objectives for world development, set in 2000. The second goal on that list is the achievement of…

JOURNALISM WITHOUT JOURNALISTS

eaders know it means they are potentially less informed. Numbers talk: One in every five reporting jobs in 2014 sprung in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles while in New York City, at least, employment remained…

TAKE A VACATION, IMPROVE THE ECONOMY!

ummer is here and office workers across Europe turn their thoughts to summer holidays. In France, two months of holidays a year are standard. At EDF, an electrical utility, many workers get even longer vacations.…

CHOKING THE SEAS

xygen is one of the most essential elements to life on Earth and its abundance on land is rarely ever questioned. Deep in the ocean however, levels of low-oxygen waters are quickly making their way…

LOW-SPEED AMERICA

ne thing that everyone can agree on is that America is lacking in efficient high-speed rail travel. In many parts of the world, trains are the favored mode of transportation as they offer cheap and…