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APEC in the “Asian Century”: Contending Visions

Manassinee Moottatarn CMC’13 President Obama’s host of the recent Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting at his birthplace, Honolulu, Hawaii on November 11th, 2011 is very symbolic. The US’s is hosting such an event for the first time in almost two decades. Halfway … 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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