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Big Changes Coming for BEPS

By Shea Fanelli The Organization for Economic Development (OECD) is an international organization which promotes policies to help stimulate economic progress and world trade across borders. The OECD has attempted to accomplish these goals by improving international tax cooperation between

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An Ugly Stain on the Beautiful Game

By Mirza Hadzic This summer, Russia is hosting the FIFA World Cup, and some are already predicting it to be a disaster.  In 2010, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association(“FIFA”) selected Russia to host the 2018 World Cup.  Since FIFA’s

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March For Our Lives: Kids Across The Globe Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

By Marissa Perry Sharpe On Friday, March 24, millions of kids and allies marched for what was said to be the “biggest gun control protest in a generation.” While in America the protest stems from issues with the application of

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The Royal Wedding: Making History in More Ways Than One

By Athena Pantelopoulos Since the announcement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement in November 2017, the world has been abuzz with royal wedding excitement. With a wedding date set for May 19, 2018, Meghan Markle is soon to become the

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Felix Sater: The Most Interesting Man Alive?

By Joshua Caron He has links to La Cosa Nostra and the Russian mafia, his own criminal record, and accolades from the former U.S. Attorney General? Felix Sater describes himself simply as a “business man.” He was born in Russia

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Kim Kardashian: A Global Influencer

By Sarah Purtill In today’s world, it is easier and easier to stay connected with people who are halfway across the world. Social media and a globalizing economy have created new methods of business, trade and socialization resulting in vast

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The Price of a Lake

By Caroline Bertholf The land on which we live is extremely valuable. Few people understand, appreciate, and respect its value more than the Haudenosaunee. The Haudenosaunee make up the six nation Confederacy, known by Americans and Canadians as the Iroquois

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Between a Rock and a Hard Border

By Michael Canavan Twenty years ago, the three hundred mile stretch of fortifications, guard towers, and military checkpoints separating the Republic of Ireland from Northern Ireland was one of the most foreboding international boundaries in the world. But since the

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Termination of Temporary Protected Status Results in Both Humanitarian and Economic Consequences

By Courtney Griffin On Monday January 9th, the Trump administration announced its plan to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nationals of El Salvador. This decision came just weeks after the white house announced the termination of TPS for Haitians.

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Talks Between North and South Korea Resume

By Sarah Shepp On January 2, 2018, South Korea invited North Korea to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics that will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea in February. South Korea has offered high-level talks with North Korea that are

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