Wish You Weren’t Here

International tourism is arguably the fundamental building block of globalization. Visiting a foreign country, meeting different folks, soaking in the sites, and experiencing a new culture, are for most people the first steps in understanding the world beyond their native countries or home communities, and...

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Hedging Bets

Thousands of Israelis took to the streets Tuesday calling for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to agree to the terms of a ceasefire deal that Hamas accepted, the Guardian reported. On Monday, the armed group announced it had agreed to an Egyptian-Qatari ceasefire proposal following weeks of...

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Paying in Stones

Zimbabwe has introduced a new currency, in an effort to resolve the years-long currency crisis and economic troubles plaguing the southern African country, the Associated Press reported. Last week, the government issued banknotes and coins of the ZiG – short for “Zimbabwe Gold” – nearly a...

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Big City Lights

Many young people leaving a small town struggle when moving to the big city. These individuals would be able to easily relate to the trials and tribulations of Englishman Ben Browne who experienced the same when he moved to London in 1719. His life, struggles and achievements...

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