Managing Your Own Identity: The European Union’s Upcoming Biometric Passport

The European Union is in the process of creating the European Digital Identity: a biometric passport, or a central location for all identifying information.  The purpose behind the passport is to enable Europeans to easily identify themselves and share selected...

The Child’s Right Act vs. Sharia Law: Girl-child Marriage In Nigeria

Child marriage is a human rights violation with many facets and consequences; it is a practice that disproportionately affects girls, stripping them of their agency to make decisions, inhibiting their education, and exposing them to violence and abuse. Countries have...

Antitrust Regulations and Their Impacts on International Relations and Law

In early March of 2020, a South Korean national who worked for German automotive company, Continental, was extradited to the United States. He pleaded guilty for his involvement in an  international market allocation and bid-rigging conspiracy involving the sale of...
The 2022 Russia Sanctions Regime

The 2022 Russia Sanctions Regime

On February 21, 2022, Russian president Vladimir Putin announced that the Russian Federation would recognize the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Luhansk People’s Republic, two Russia-backed separatist regions of Ukraine, as independent sovereign states. On February...

Measuring Happiness: A Formidable Task

Measuring Happiness: A Formidable Task

GDP is a bit old-fashioned. Economists have heavily relied on GDP to guide national and international policy, however, many economists are jumping onto a new bandwagon that finds its origins in the small, Buddhist nation of Bhutan: Gross Domestic Happiness (GDH)....

September 2022


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