Debate Over U.N. Secretary-General Candidacy Continues

Debate Over U.N. Secretary-General Candidacy Continues

On Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, the fifth round of straw polling was conducted by 15 nations revealing a continued debate over the candidacy for the next secretary-general of the United Nations (UN). The rules dictate that the successor is voted in by the General Assembly comprised of all 193 member states, but it is the […]

A Yin Yang Social Media Button Could Help Stem the Tide of Polarization

A Yin Yang Social Media Button Could Help Stem the Tide of Polarization

What if, contrary to popular belief, experiences in life actually narrowed a person’s perspective rather than broadening it? And what if, in this digital era, the range of information available to us were shrinking rather than expanding – thereby aggravating the disturbing trends toward political, social and economic polarization worldwide? Indeed, today we may well […]

Donald Trump May Not Tweet His Own Thoughts

Donald Trump May Not Tweet His Own Thoughts

Donald Trump may not share his personal thoughts on his Twitter account. According to NBC News, on Aug. 11, 2016, a data scientist at Stack Overflow concluded that Trump’s tweets come from multiple devices. David Robinson analyzed the Republican nominee’s Twitter account. He determined that an Android user sent hostile messages, while the more moderated ones […]

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