Last week, the United Nations convened its 62nd Session on the Status of Women with the theme, “Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls.” But perhaps what many of those rural women and girls across the 193 member states of the U.N. really need is protection from the U.N. peacekeepers sent to help them.
The issue of immigration reform has been a staple in Congressional debate since Trump took office. However, the GOP focus on immigration as a tool to stimulate the US economy through the prioritization of “highly-skilled workers,” while outwardly neutral, may become racially discriminatory and harmful to the US labor force in practice.
In the era of health crazes and anti-obesity measures, the Nutrition Facts label is often one of the first items a potential shopper looks at when purchasing groceries. While these labels are intended to help "make quick, informed food choices that contribute to a healthy diet," they are fraught with misleading numbers and overly general assumptions that can result in confusion and poor choices.
In the midst of a clearly losing message and rapidly changing demographic profile, if Republicans hope to win in the 21st century they must address America’s minority populations with a message of more “inclusive conservatism”. Given the simultaneous rise of America’s Democratic Party and progressive movement, the future of American conservatism might hang in the balance.
Why we should be taking a closer look into the relationships between the Saudi Arabian government and Manafort, Kushner, and other figures within the Trump administration including Trump himself, and what these ties indicate about the United State’s involvement with recent developments within the Middle East.
Cryptocurrencies, steadily increasing in popularity since 2016 in mainstream media, are largely unregulated across the globe. It is certainly an international challenge, as are most digital-age issues, but what is the U.S. doing about it now and what should they do about it to ensure healthy markets for its consumers?