The Unforeseen Effects of Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protests

Written by: Emery Jochnau By now, most of the international community is aware of the pro-democracy protests that have been going on for nearly five months in Hong Kong. Some, however, might not understand exactly why they are occurring. Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, and because of…

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…