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‘Get out you English pirates!’ screams the sign at the port of Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, End of the World. Your correspondent’s attempts to…View More Diplomatic Storytelling at the End of the World
While many of you may have been rushing to get your ‘iconic’ Christmas Red Cups from the hallowed espresso machines of Starbucks, you probably didn’t…View More Starbucks: Would you Like Some Tax with your Latte?
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In the wake of Hurricane Sandy in early November, Bloomberg Businessweek published a striking cover photo of an inundated street in lower Manhattan with a…View More Disappearing Islands
On 9 October 2012, Malala Yousafzai fell victim to an assassination attempt by the Taliban in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The 15-year-old activist, known for her…View More The Dangers of Advocacy: Teenage Girl Takes On the Taliban
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In her last official trip before the presidential election, Hillary Clinton visited a region that she says is dear to her heart: the Balkans. During…View More Clinton and Ashton on a Revival Tour
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You ask a kid what they want to be when they grow up, and they’ll answer princess, cowboy, firefighter, President, astronaut. Most people see these…View More There’s Nothing Final About the Final Frontier