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Americans for Informed Democracy (AIDemocracy) is a 501 (c)(3) organization that relies on public donations to help our organization and keep our student-led programming focused on pressing global issues with timely events and activities. We'd love to see you make a donation or join out student network, and thank you in advance for doing so.

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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Famine and South Sudan

By Alex Beck. In addition to the civilian deaths and waves of refugees that South Sudan’s ongoing civil war has brought to the country, its population is also facing an existential threat with famine. Toby Lanzer, the UN’s top South Sudan humanitarian official, warned in March of this year that …

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US-Iran Relations: A History Part II

By Alen A. This week, we will continue our examination of modern Iranian history, recounting nearly three decades that changed the course of Middle Eastern history as we know it. As mentioned previously, the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, assumed power after the ouster of his father in 1941, …

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Is There A Class Problem with Social Media Movement Building?

By Alex Tuai. Without moving more than your fingers you can tell thousands of people around the world, what you’re doing, what you’re eating, and what you’re thinking. But taking social media to the next step-you can mobilize hundreds of thousands of people around a cause. The Obama Campaign. The …

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