Monthly Archives: December 2012

Arms Trade Treaty/What’s at stake?

The United Nations will take up the Arms Trade Treaty in March. The treaty will regulate the international trade in conventional weapons. No one argue that the world is awash in weapons. Some say Obama will have a tough time … Continue reading

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Hollywood and violence/Is it time to tone it down?

Recent mass shootings in the U.S. have many wondering when it will stop. Does Hollywood play a role in promoting violent content? Most people can view a movie or show and not walk away with evil intent. But one has … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton/Is he next U.S. ambassador to Ireland?

Bill Clinton is a busy guy. The Clinton Global Initiative takes him all around the world. Think of Haiti and climate change. Question is, would Clinton have enough time to fulfill his obligation of being the U.S. ambassador in Dublin? … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico/Is it time for statehood?

Puerto Rico recently held a referendum on statehood. The results are hard to decipher. It appears 61% of voters went for statehood. However, 470,000 voters didn’t vote on the question, they left it blank. What are we to make of … Continue reading

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