Tag: United Nations

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Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Promise Some Peace, Win a Prize!

President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, a decision that instantly created controversy. For one thing, Tina...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Peter Buffett’s Activism Through Music … And $$$$$$

Those clunky translation earpieces were nowhere to be found last Thursday night in the United Nations General Assembly, as a multinational...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Can Obama Do Anything About Darfur?

In Rod Lurie’s first political potboiler, Deterrence, a U.S. president audaciously entered a nuclear confrontation with a newly...