Thursday, October 30, 2014

Location, Location, Location

What does location have to do with poverty? It has a lot to do with what type of housing resources and jobs are available. Often people migrate to have access to economic opportunity, but what happens to cities and communities when the employers migrate out? Read all about it in the article The Geography of Joblessness by The Economist. 

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Social Media and Modern War

Vietnam was one of the first wars to receive in depth television coverage. When people were able to see the atrocities of war it made it all the more relevant and many people began to rethink their stance on it. How has media today impacted the war on terrorism? The terrorist group Islamic State has used social media as a self promotional tool. Now governments and people are fighting back using the same social media resources. Read more about it with this article by the BBC.