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Why Does This Nation of Immigrants Always Imprison ‘The Other’?

This post was originally published at TheNation.com By Erin Corbett. Over a decade has passed since the United States began its “Global War on Terror,” a campaign of dragnet surveillance, mass incarceration, drone attacks on individuals overseas and numerous other actions, many illegal according to domestic and international law. These …

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Chinese Foreign Policy, the Case of South Sudan

By Alex Beck.   In the previous articles on AIDemocracy’s South Sudan blog, the actions and policies of other nations and intergovernmental organizations in response to the current crisis have been covered in order to better grasp the numerous complexities that the war in South Sudan presents. However, in doing so, …

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Why Should You Care About Global Citizenship?

By Sharon Mutwiwa. Part of what AIDemocracy is focusing on this season is the concept of global citizenship. What does global citizenship mean and why should we be talking about it at AIDemocracy?   To start off, it is imperative to note that there isn’t an official definition of what …

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Globalization, Education and Global Citizenship

By Sharon Mutwiwa. Part of what AIDemocracy is focusing on this season is the concept of global citizenship. What does global citizenship mean and why should we be talking about it at AIDemocracy?   This post analyzes the article “Preparing Students for Global Citizenship in the 21st Century: Integrating Social …

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What Does Global Citizenship Mean To You?

By Marilyn Arwood. Part of what AIDemocracy is focusing on this season is the concept of global citizenship. What does global citizenship mean and why should we be talking about it at AIDemocracy?   Global citizenship is a daunting topic. You may have heard that it means being aware of …

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Global Citizens Inform Global Feminism

By Marilyn Arwood. Part of what AIDemocracy is focusing on this season is the concept of global citizenship. What does global citizenship mean and why should we be talking about it at AIDemocracy?   Many issues that concern the global citizen are, naturally, global in scale. While people have some …

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Game of Drones: The Rise of the Predator

By Zander Farrow. This article will focus on the history of the MQ-1 Predator drone, the first of its breed to engage in modern combat. The Development of the Predator The Predator was born in an era of fiscal austerity.  According to unclassified Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) documents, the end …

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