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In 2010, the Parliament of India enacted the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, also known as the Right to Education Act (RTE). (Image:  pixhere /  CC0 1.0)

The Indian Right to Education

Education is one of the founding principles of a developed nation. Educated people develop skills that can be used to advance multiple industries of a country. Together, educated people can build a flourishing and sustainable community. As a result, every…

ZTE Blade phone. (Image:  John Karakatsanis via  flickr  CC BY-SA 2.0)

The Truth Behind the ZTE Embargo

China is feeling the shock after ZTE, the second-largest Chinese phone manufacturer, has been banned for 7 years from buying U.S. produced telecommunication parts. This news has even caused a stir in Zhongnanhai, the Chinese National Administration Office in charge…

By simply selling fajitas for the past nine years, Gilberto Escamilla was able to amass over $1.2 million. Well, it would have been an inspiring story were it not a story of theft. (Image:  jeffreyw via  flickr  CC BY 2.0 )

The Great Fajita Heist

By simply selling fajitas for the past nine years, Gilberto Escamilla was able to amass over $1.2 million. Well, it would have been an inspiring story were it not a story of theft.

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Is President Trump Finally Walking the Talk?

President Donald Trump is on the move to punish China for the theft of intellectual property (IP). According to the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property, the theft…

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The Indian Right to Education

Education is one of the founding principles of a developed nation. Educated people develop skills that can be used to advance multiple industries of a country. Together, educated people can…

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The Loudspeakers Silenced in Korea

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, marked an important day in the history of the Korean peninsula. On this day, South Korea began to take down the loudspeakers they had set up…

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The Truth Behind the ZTE Embargo

China is feeling the shock after ZTE, the second-largest Chinese phone manufacturer, has been banned for 7 years from buying U.S. produced telecommunication parts. This news has even caused a…

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The Great Fajita Heist

By simply selling fajitas for the past nine years, Gilberto Escamilla was able to amass over $1.2 million. Well, it would have been an inspiring story were it not a story…

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What’s Happening With Facebook?

Facebook finds itself, yet again, in midst of a “data” crisis, and Mark Zuckerberg, the face of Facebook, is trying very hard to defend himself and his company from tough…

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The Indian Elephant in the Room

China has launched the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative to connect the continents of Asia, Middle East, Africa, and Europe in order to foster trade relations and regional cooperation.…

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‘One Country’ in Hong Kong and Taiwan?

It’s been 20 years since China adopted the one country, two systems (OCTS) policy with Hong Kong. However, it has been a bumpy ride so far. There have been several…

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The Facebook Scandal: What We Know So Far

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and co-founder of Facebook (FB), recently sat before dozens of U.S. senators and was questioned about his company’s most recent involvement in the data-misuse affair involving Cambridge…