Monthly Archives: August 2011

How China will Take Over the World by 2013

The Fat Years is a fascinating dystopian novel that captures the dilemmas of Chinese politics. The exciting plot, the intellectual content, and the realistic characters make the novel a must-read for anyone interested in international relations. The insightful author of … Continue reading

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Costa Rica’s Balancing Act: Social Welfare Programs and Neoliberal Policies

By Zavi Engles In 1948, Costa Rica abolished its standing military in favor of diverting funds to create and sustain a universal health care system for all of its citizens. Throughout its history, the country has managed to cultivate a … Continue reading

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