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Belarus' Valzhyna Mort Details Her Passion For Poetry, The Power Of Language

Valzhyna Mort grew up in Belarus as the Soviet Union collapsed, and she's spent her entire career using poetry to dispel misconceptions and bring her co...

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U.S. To Expand Military Presence In Eastern Europe

In the wake of Russian aggression in the region, President Obama announced Wednesday that he will be strengthening America's military presence in Easter...

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Potential Peace Agreement Between FARC Rebels And Colombian Government

President Obama has agreed to seek financial support from Congress to support the Colombian government in the implementation of a peace resolution with...

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The Complicated Geopolitical Issues Surrounding Who Controls The Internet

Cars, drones, refrigerators – almost everything is connected to the internet in some way, and that raises significant questions about control and...

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First Female President, Controversial Island Visit Cap Historic Month In Taiwan

Earlier this month Taiwan elected its first female president in a historic general election that also saw a party other than the Kuomintang, or KMT, tak...

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How The U.S. Strikes A Delicate Religious Freedom Balance Around The World

In 1998, President Clinton signed the International Religious Freedom Act, which codified religious freedom as an official foreign policy goal of the Un...

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Anthropologist Don Kulick Describes Differing Scandinavian Approaches To Disability And Sex

It's probably not something most people think about on a daily basis, but people with severe intellectual or physical disabilities often have the same ...

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World Views: January 8, 2016

Growing up in Ghana, Meshack Asare loved to read, but the only books available were educational texts designed to teach English. He became a prolific...

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Author Meshack Asare On Identity And Inspiration In Children's Literature

For 45 years, Meshack Asare has vividly written and illustrated stories for children that relate to their experiences growing up in Africa. The Ghanaian...

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Historian Alan Levenson On Jewish History's 'Success Stories,' Ethnic Memory

Understandably, modern Jewish history revolves around the Holocaust – the systematic execution of 6 million Jews by the Nazi regime during World War II...

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