Poland's late political changes exhibit an uneasy mix of traditional authoritarianism and western capitalism, "typical of former Eastern bloc nations still struggling to come to terms with their past." Bradley Griffin and Leah Roberts write on the troubling consequences of this turmoil, and the rise of right-wing Law and Justice Party (PiS) under Jaroslaw Kaczynski.
'The UN is not irrelevant to history, as a lasting if imperfect monument to global political cooperation. Most importantly, the UN is not irrelevant to Australia itself.' Jasmine Ruscoe considers the purpose and use of a international body often described as purposeless and useless.
A previous study abroad student in Seoul, Joseph Creese writes on the unique university experience of his South Korean peers, where rare student freedoms must be negotiated against working to ensure future success in one of the wealthy Chaebol 'clans' of business elite.
It is not uncommon to find Germans, English, and Australians showing their support and sharing their desire for a candidate like Sanders in their own country; a candidate who they feel is truly representative.
Strap yourselves in and feel the cringe as the most powerful nation in the world elects its leader for the next four to eight years. This is the Iowa Caucus; the first of the American Presidential Nominations.