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In the Trump administration, are we witnessing the undermining of democracy and the rise of tyranny? Can the institutions of American Democracy provide effective resistance? Last fall, in another world altogether, I wrote an Impakter article on “The Great Turning” where

“I can be ordered by the Supreme Court to stop it,” Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte proclaimed. “But there are things that they cannot stop, and maybe I will not stop. I will tell them I will finish this first. Then

By the evening of August 24th, the last ISIS stronghold on the Turkey-Syria border fell to Turkish military forces that had stormed the city earlier that day. Supported by American air strikes, Turkish tanks, aircraft and special operation forces cleared

Amidst the alarming findings of illegal doping and the political turbulence brewing in the Brazilian capital, reservations toward the 2016 Summer Olympics have often focused on one of the planet’s pesky insects: the mosquito — more specifically, the Aedes aegypti

In the wake of this new shift in oil prices, countries that rely heavily on exporting crude oil are beginning to feel their budgets tighten. To stave off unemployment and possible social unrest, some states are taking drastic measures to increase

The Year Ahead for American Politics on Immigration “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to be free.” So goes the exemplary quote inscribed on the Statue of Liberty. Since that iconic bronze statue was dedicated in New

When you watch a terrifying or heartbreaking documentary, are you moved to do something more than just "share" the news on Twitter and Instagram? Participant Media is trying to discover what films work on the people's social conscience and what films

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