Why India is not the New Silicon Valley

Written by: Abby Ivancevich India’s recent economic growth has been historic and promising for developing countries around the world. However, in recent years, its lack of economic growth curtailed hopes of becoming a global technological power. India’s unique history of colonization and the caste system are sadly still part of the makeup of society and…

Parasite’s Transnational Claim

Written by: Abby Ivancevich The critically acclaimed film “Parasite” has taken the world by storm for its thrilling, at times, humorous storyline, but its true claim to fame and power lies in its connection to international relations and globalism. Along with winning the famed Best Picture award at the 2020 Oscars, the picture won awards…

International Human Trafficking Laws: Why The Time For Change is Now

Written by: Abby Ivancevich Human trafficking affects over 20 million people worldwide. The UN defines human trafficking as “the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by improper means (such as force, abduction, fraud, or coercion) for an improper purpose including forced labor or sexual exploitation.” As an evolved society, we often choose to…

The Price of International Organizations Being International

Written by: Abby Ivancevich In a world that has come to have a few, disproportionately dominant countries, massive international organizations are becoming some of the only actors able to challenge such broad authority. Although not directly politically affiliated, they can have significant influence. When these companies choose to respond to global controversy with purposefully impartial…