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Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom: Challenging Foreign Policy Norms through Feminism #metoo

In the last couple of weeks, there has been a radical shift in the way that we talk about sexual harassment and abuse. The power of the #metoo hashtag is seen in the way that women are sharing their own personal experiences, coming forward, and finally having the courage to speak out against their harassers. …

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The Great Clothing Debate: Contention over East African Countries’ Ban on Imported Secondhand Clothes

When we donate clothes, we usually think that we are doing a good thing for people in less-developed countries than the United States. However, this article makes one think about the overall economic impact that action has… and whether we are doing more harm than help. For Dignity and Development, East Africa Curbs Used Clothes …

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My Thoughts on Trump’s UN Speech

Once again, here’s the link to his speech: http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/19/trump-un-speech-2017-full-text-transcript-242879 So now for my impressions. Overall, there was a semblance of a very strong message. President Trump certainly used strong words and emotional appeals to stun his audience, but he did not propose any necessarily astonishing statements that would be particularly encouraging or useful to actually …

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