- Current Members of the U.S. House of Representatives
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:33:00 GMT
The Republicans currently have top-to-bottom control in 25 states, holding both the governorship and the entire legislature. If we've learned anything from this last election, it's that political complacency is no longer an option.
- U.S. Senate Seats up for Reelection in 2018
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:26:00 GMT
The U.S. Senate elections will be held on November 6, 2018. Thirty-three of the 100 Senate seats are up for reelection. The Republicans will be defending just 8 seats, while the Democrats will be fighting for 23, plus another 2 held by independents. The winners of those seats will serve a six-year term from January 3, 2019, until January 3, 2025. The time to start organizing is now.
- The Top 5 Places to Work in U.S. Oil and Gas
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:01:00 GMT
Anadarko Petroleum, Chevron, Plains All American, Occidental Petroleum and Noble Energy have emerged as the top five "Best Places to Work" in the U.S. oil and gas industry.
- Trump World: Coming to America on January 20
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:27:00 GMT
The enormity of Trump becoming president is just beginning to sink in for the leaders and citizens of the world.
- Top 10 Stories of 2016
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 16:34:00 GMT
The No. 1 story in 2016? No big surprise here: The ascension of Donald John Trump.
- World Viewpoints: Trump and the Taiwan Call
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:35:00 GMT
Trump's call to Tsai and his utterance of four words-
- Child Brides in Zimbabwe
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:20:00 GMT
Legal frameworks play a powerful role in transforming norms and protecting girls' rights. Although many African countries have established 18 as the minimum marriage age for girls, weak enforcement has meant these laws have had little impact.
- ISIS, Turkey and Oil: Interview with Pelicourt
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 22:21:00 GMT
Robert Bensh discusses the myriad ways that ISIS and the Paris attack impact global energy security and geopolitics in the Middle East.
- Viewpoints: Violence Between Israel and Palestine
Thu, 22 Oct 2015 22:26:00 GMT
Since Israel restricted Muslim access to a holy site in Jerusalem, Israelis and Palestinians have plunged into a new battle in their eternal war.
- Khalid al-Asaad Slaughtered by ISIS
Sat, 22 Aug 2015 14:52:00 GMT
Khalid al-Asaad, an 83-year-old caretaker of antiquities in Syria, was beheaded by ISIS, but did not receive the same attention as a slain lion.
- The Jedwabne Massacre of 1941: An Interview with Marcin Malek
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 12:16:00 GMT
On July 10, 1941, Christian Poles hunted down, clubbed, drowned, gutted, and burned alive 1,600 Jewish men, women, and children-all but seven of the town's Jews.
- Global Refugee Crisis Deepens by the Day
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 17:16:00 GMT
We are currently seeing the worst refugee crisis since World War II, and developed countries are not doing nearly enough to help those in need.
- Is Russia Plotting to Bring Down OPEC?
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:09:00 GMT
Russia's economy is heavily dependent on its energy industry, and President Vladimir Putin is playing a long, complex game to combat low oil prices.
- Taiwan Seeks to Join Fight Against Global Warming
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:13:00 GMT
The Paris Agreement on climate change, was signed in New York on April 22 by world leaders of 175 countries at the largest, single-day signing ceremony in history. What once seemed unthinkable, is now unstoppable. Every nation has been encouraged to join the chorus of voices combating climate change. So why has Taiwan, who is ready and willing, with vast experience to share, been left on the sidelines?
- Taiwan's Participation in the WHO Annual Assembly Is Vital to Ensuring Global Health Security
Sat, 21 May 2016 12:01:00 GMT
Taiwan accepts World Health Organization invitation despite political caveat from China
- Myanmar: Transition Within Transition
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:51:00 GMT
The elections are over and the transition towards a democratic government in Myanmar is currently underway. However, the sailing isn't smooth.
- How the Rest of the World Sees Donald Trump
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:58:00 GMT
The international press reaction to Trump's rise has been largely negative, taking a humorous, and critical, look at his candidacy, from his outrageous Trumpisms to his outlandish hair.
- Why Is It So Hard for Some Americans to Vote? It's All About Race.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:29:00 GMT
Race is central in this year's race for the White House and the struggle for racial justice and voting rights are inextricably linked.
- Viewpoints: Is Tax Avoidance Destroying America?
Sat, 14 May 2016 17:23:00 GMT
Why don't the rich pay their fair share in taxes?
- Food Insecurity and Climate Change in Egypt
Mon, 04 May 2015 18:52:00 GMT
Egypt must adapt to climate change by introducing new crops, investing in farming technology and changing subsidies to protect the most vulnerable.
- Tunisia: Escaping the Great Mosque of Uqba
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:58:00 GMT
The Great Mosque, in all its majestic grandeur, is less enticing if you're an American woman who somehow finds herself inside it.
- Ebola: A Global Wake-Up Call
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 01:42:00 GMT
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is challenging the health systems of some very poor countries, and a proper response requires global cooperation.