June 28, 2019

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Perhaps the largest challenge following the near full internet shutdown in Sudan is the lack of information leaving the country. Activists living in diaspora rely on word of mouth and phone calls with no visual content available, while those withi...

June 14, 2019

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From April 11th to May 19th 2019, the national elections of India, the most populous democracy on Earth, took place to much fanfare and excitement both in the country and worldwide. Going into the voting, polls and pundits alike indicated that...

June 12, 2019

Nicholas Fadanelli graduated with a B.S. in Cellular Molecular Biology: Biomedical Engineering in 2018 and a M.S.E in Biomedical Engineering in 2019 from the University of Michigan. Throughout his time at Michigan he has been passionate about international policy, serv...

June 11, 2019

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Social media platforms have become a defining characteristic of modern popular revolutions as they remain unmatched in catalyzing collective action within populations. The protests which successfully toppled former Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashi...

June 10, 2019

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Palm oil is a common ingredient found in everything from shampoo to processed foods, including about half of all products at supermarkets. It is extremely cost-effective to produce, leading to its high prevalence in consumer goods. Howev...

June 7, 2019

Cameron Flynn graduated with a B.A. in Romance languages and literature and minor in history from the University of Michigan in 2018. Passionate about education and multilingualism, he has been working since graduation as a teacher at an Ann Arbor area Spanish-immersio...

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