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2015 Belarusian Elections: Why the 5-term president will not go away anytime soon

By Ani Hakobyan As many expected, the recent presidential elections held on Oct. 11 in Belarus had no surprises. The man declared by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as the “last dictator in Europe” once again took office as president for his fifth term with 83.5 percent of the votes. …

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Youth: let’s promote our shared humanity, values, and commitment to this earth

Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the lives lost in the attacks that took place in Russia, Iraq, Lebanon, France, Nigeria, and yesterday morning in Mali. AMP Global Youth takes great concern in the security and safety of all those lives affected at the hands of conflict and terrorism. …

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The Syrian Refugee Question

Just last week Paris was attacked by extremists, killing at least 130 innocent people. The tragedy has caused people and politicians across the United States to debate the question of whether or not to accept Syrian refugees. Since I was born on the opposite side of the globe, I will …

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Campus Organizing: Dealing with tension within / between organizations

Navigating your organization in a hostile environment can be tough when you don’t have confidence in your cause.  Well there, global youth its time to look at your organization in the mirror and love it! There is a reason you are reading this article and it is because you care …

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Campus Organizing: herding cats? Doesn’t have to feel like it!

Congratulations on the formation of your group or the approaching future of doing so! Managing your group can seem scary and overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Remember: you are only human! Be patient with yourself, act with integrity, and learn as you go. I’m going to explore tips …

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The Price of Panic in Global Health

By Mary Kate Cronin. March 2014 marked the beginning of the Ebola outbreak that would go on to kill an estimated 11,314 as of November 1 this year, according to the World Health Organization. While the outbreak generated global panic and paranoia, the three countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone …

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A Primer on Syria

You may have seen over the last years that there’s been quite a bit of a fuss kicked up over Syria, Islam, refugees, and ISIS. With so much information, it’s hard to know where to start. Here is a guide to the Syrian Civil War. Where is Syria? Click on …

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