Institutional Change & Identity: Unexpected Impact of the Arab Spring

by

December of 2010 saw what would become a massive wave of demands for change throughout the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) area. Governments were toppled, armies took over, and…

The Duchess of Windsor—How the IRS Helped Create Same Gender Marriage

by

According to Roberta Kaplan, her attorney, Edie (Edith) Windsor surely didn’t know what was ahead of her. As a young, middle-class woman growing up in Philadelphia after the Depression and…

Sticks & Stones May Break My Bones, But My Words Will Build an Army Against Apartheid

by

“I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons will live…

Colonialism: Dead or Rebranded? Re-Emerging Patterns of Destruction in the DRC

by

At every level, the conflict within the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) remains very complex. With over one hundred estimated rebel groups working both directly and indirectly in the Eastern…