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Thursday, January 18, 2018
Whether you avoid your countrymen or seek out their company, everyone needs something to remind them of home. For Mexicans, it’s the Day of the DeadFancy coming to a massive party? It’ll be chock-full of music, dancing, inappropriate jokes...
The Holy Trinity of a formal education is classroom, exam, diploma. This model is being challenged all over the worldTen-year-old Mohammed sits cross-legged in his family’s tent in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. It is 2013 and he is...
For American citizens overseas, doing your civic duty is easier than you think: Cast an absentee ballot!The impact of absentee voting was made abundantly clear in at least one national election. One party’s candidate held a slim lead after...
The Brexit vote has shaken the Europe’s political foundations. Will the project begin to unravel, or is this a new start for the Continent?They did everything right. Study abroad, learn languages, do internships, live the European dream. Yet with...
Austria's true challenge of the ongoing refugee crisis lies not in handling the immediate influx, but in making sure those who stay, stay with a purpose.Nothing has made a deeper impression on the Austrian public over the past year...
The Brexit referendum will set a new precedent. Those who expect special treatment may be in for a surprise.The year is 2018 and the United Kingdom is no longer a member of the European Union. After an overwhelming majority of...
Shattering upheavals have left Central and Eastern Europe longing for calm, but a disruptive new generation is looking towards innovationThere has been no shortage of out-of-the-box ideas: A flying car and an energy-self-sufficient mobile home were entries at Vienna’s...
Born in the chilliest era of the Cold War, Vienna's OSCE fosters common-sense cooperation between people of good will“What we do is soft power,” said Natacha Rajakovic, spokeswoman for the Office for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the OSCE....
Banks have reacted to the post-2008 crisis climate in different ways. Some focus on squeaky clean ethical transparency, others on special programs to help poor peopleThere is nothing new in bank bashing: Post 2008 anyone claiming to “like” banks...
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