American media coverage of the recent election in Pakistan displays a continuous and trite rhetoric towards politics in Pakistan. The press outlets insist on sticking to rudimentary and outdated reporting that offers nothing new and does not push the envelope towards a new understanding of a society on brink of a societal change. The election of Imran Khan and the victory of Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf has historical importance for the people of Pakistan, even if not from the political standpoints of the United States.
The framers of the law now commonly referred to as “Obamacare” went to great lengths to mix privately-administered healthcare with government funding and regulation. That effort left the law complicated, controversial, and completely open to political sabotage.
Hallyu, literally translated as the “flow of Korea,” refers to the recent explosion of South Korea cultural exports around the world. The most significant mainstays are in the realm of entertainment, spearheaded by the booming popularity of Korean pop music and trailed by the rise of beauty, food, and television. The rise of cultural popularity may not seem particularly influential, but for a small political hotspot like South Korea, hallyu is a big deal. South Korea has moved to make preparations to make it the main industry of export in anticipation of its future prosperity.
This past October, the Asian Leaders Council (ALC) at U.Va. released a report pushing for academic reform, citing the need for increased Asian/Pacific Islander American representation in both faculty hiring and course offerings. This recent bout of activism parallels and follows a long, fraught history of academic reform in American history, one in which students at the University can both learn from and contribute to.
The 2010s has seen a dramatic rise in nationalist rhetoric and leaders across the globe, damaging the fabric of international trade and cooperation that brought increased prosperity worldwide for so long. In order to fix this damage, world leaders must ensure that no one is left behind by globalization.
President Trump has caused quite a stir in the headlines recently due to enacting tariffs on numerous countries abroad. This has resulted in many Americans, both Republicans and Democrats to question why the president has this Authority in the first place. This article seeks to explore the president's power to enact tariffs and what Congress can do about it.
The recent publication of The Dinosaur Artist, focusing on the illegal importation and sale of vertebrate dinosaurs by a high-profile smuggler, has renewed interest in the debate between science and commercialism.
Cultural humanitarianism to North Korea aims to smuggle illicit information into the country to combat a smothering propaganda machine. But there are more dangers than benefits – and more serious consequences for the people these efforts aim to help.
The Trump administration has expressed clear hatred for “illegal immigrants,” claiming that they are rapists and criminals. What is it like to be undocumented in the United States from the perspective of an American citizen, and how can our country respond better to immigration?