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Tennessee’s anti-evolution bill

“We need to out-innovate, out-educate and out-build the rest of the world”, these were President Obama’s words in his second State of the Union address given in January 2011.  These words are particularly applicable to GEDI.  They sum up what … Continue reading Continue reading

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Before we can acheive diversity and equality we must first all be equal in the debate

I was recently talking to a close friend of mine who is coming to the end of their first year at law school.  Her class is composed of approximately 120 people from a variety of backgrounds and ethnicities.  Racial tension … Continue reading Continue reading

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Hot air and hyperbole; Argentina’s claim to the Falklands

Rhetoric from the Argentine President Cristina Kirchner regarding Argentina’s long-standing claim to the Falkland, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, has heated up across the past year.  Often attributed to speculation of significant oil deposits surrounding the Falkland Islands, the … Continue reading Continue reading

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The sum of the whole is greater than the sum of its parts

The road to a referendum on Scotland’s membership to the 305-year union of the United Kingdom is now being paved.  Aggressively pursued by Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond, the referendum appears set for autumn 2014.  That is at least according … Continue reading Continue reading

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