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Monthly Archives: December 2012

The story of rural China often goes untold. The country is already the most densely populated with the world’s second-largest economy, and 2013 promises a further boost in China’s economic development. But despite the Communist ideal that...

By Abbie Saunders on Dec 31st, 2012

Nestled between the Canadian-United States border rests the largest surface freshwater system in the world. The Great Lakes hold nearly 20 percent of the Earth’s surface freshwater. Yet with increasing degradation, this highly important water...

By Jenny Peek on Dec 28th, 2012

Last week the Rwandan President Paul Kagame spoke out about the importance of self-sustaining economic growth in 2013. The withdrawal of certain charitable aids from the country came after Kagame criticized reliance upon international organizations....

By Abbie Saunders on Dec 27th, 2012

On November 29, President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas flew to New York to address the U.N. in an attempt to win recognition for Palestine as a ‘non-member observer’ state. He said, “The moment has arrived for the world to...

By Record on Dec 23rd, 2012

American history is steeped in gun lore. From Jamestown to the settlers of the American plains, from the Wild West to the Minutemen of the Revolutionary War, much of the American historical memory seems to contain a shared romanticization of firearms. Long before the right to bear arms became the divisive political issue it is today, Americans relied...