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One History, Two Nations, Thousands of Deaths, and No Solution: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Ruben Kon, Fall 2014 Intern at The Eisenhower Institute’s DC office

Of all world conflicts, none seems to be as explosive and insoluble as the conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians. 1,467 more words

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Blurred Lines: The NSA’s Cyber Surveillance and Security

Andrea Buchanan ’15

A year ago, Edward Snowden rocked the foundational trust of the public with when he exposed documents that showed that the phone records of millions of Americans had been collected by the National Security Agency (NSA). 1,021 more words

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College Ratings: A Good, Fair or Poor Idea to Increase Completion and Lower Student Debt?

Andrea Buchanan ’15

Back in February 2014, President Obama made it clear in his State of the Union speech that he was going to make full use of his executive order privileges and dubbed 2014 “a year of action”-with or without the support of Congress. 660 more words

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The Confidence Gap

Hannah Barnett ‘16  Women In Leadership

A recent book emerged by Claire Shipman, a reporter for ABC News, and Katty Kay, the anchor for BBC World America, that brings into consideration a new divide amongst men and women besides that of wage. 403 more words

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Senators Taking on Sexual Assault

Nicole Giles ’15  Women in Leadership

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has spent most of the last year in a major fight over how the U.S. 646 more words

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"It's Not A Myth. It's Math." President Obama

Erin McGoldrick ’14  Women in Leadership

Women on average earn 77 cents for every dollar that men make, inspiring the holiday Equal Pay Day.  This is an alarming statistic in present day America and has become a hot button topic in politics this April.  565 more words

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The Paycheck Fairness Act: Blocked by Republican Senators Again

Micaela Edelson ’17 Inside Politics

On April 9, 2014, the motion to reintroduce the Paycheck Fairness Act was blocked by the U.S. Senate Republicans. Two days prior, President Obama signed an executive order that would encourage federal contractors to make salary information more accessible, so women and minorities would be able to know if they were being paid unfairly. 431 more words

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