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Trump on the Ticket: A Super Tuesday Triumph for Republicans

March 26, 2024

Via: Camila Mendes

The highly anticipated 2024 U.S presidential elections, set to take place in November, have been nothing short of dramatic. One of the big questions this year was whether Republican favorite, former president, Donald Trump, was actually eligible to run. This […]


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2024 Government Trends: Adopting Skills-Based Hiring and Fluid Workforce Models

February 20, 2024

Via: Mary Gamet

The post-pandemic workforce looks much different than before 2020. Every aspect of our work lives has become more fluid, from the hiring process to work hours to job requirements. And while private enterprises have quickly adapted to these new flexible […]


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Government’s Fight Against Misinformation and Fake News

January 24, 2024

Via: Caitlin Simmons

The modern manifestation of misinformation is characterized by a gross distortion of facts or an innocent propagation of errors. Used to manipulate narratives, sow social discord, and even destabilize governments, misinformation is a powerful weapon in the digital arsenal. The […]


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The Call to Ban TikTok Gains Momentum

December 26, 2023

Via: Camila Mendes

The call to ban TikTok in the U.S. is steadily gaining momentum, with legislative action increasing across the country; from proposed state bans to university’s blocking the app over their networks, the data breach allegations against the platform are mounting, […]


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Artificial Intelligence: Managing Risk through Regulation

November 22, 2023

Via: Camila Mendes

“Mitigating the risk of extinction from AI should be a global priority alongside other societal-scale risks such as pandemics and nuclear war.” This statement on AI Risk, signed by some of the most notable leaders in the industry like OpenAI […]


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Strategies for Improving Transparency and Accountability in Government Operations

October 31, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

Transparency and accountability remain as pivotal elements in the foundation of a thriving democratic society. A transparent government promotes accountability, bolsters public trust, and plays a critical role in the battle against corruption. However, achieving a satisfactory level of governmental […]


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Sustainable Urban Planning: Exploring Innovative Solutions for Eco-Friendly Cities

September 18, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

Sustainable urban planning is a crucial approach required to address the manifold challenges posed by rapid urbanization, escalating population densities, and environmental degradation in cities worldwide. With over 68% of the world’s population projected to live in urban areas by […]


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Governance In the Digital Era: Understanding the Power of Connected Citizens

August 10, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

Governments globally are actively harnessing the transformative power of digital technology to reshape the landscape of policymaking, elevate the quality of public services, and foster deeper engagement with their citizens. The advent of these innovations brings with it the promise […]


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Understanding Antony Blinken’s Visit to China

July 31, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has recently returned from an important visit to China, where he discussed key aspects related to US-China relations with President Xi Jinping and other senior officials. The trip was generally regarded as an effort […]


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Russia-Linked Cyberattacks Are Now on the Rise

June 15, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

The rise of Russia-linked cyberattacks is causing concerns among US and French analysts, who have observed a shift in Moscow’s focus from Ukraine to its European allies. According to Al Jazeera, a recent report released by French defense firm Thales […]


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US Government Priorities in 2023: Debt Ceiling, Economy and Finance, and Drug Control

May 12, 2023

Via: Lilian Cooper

In the last three years, the US government has faced many challenges, such as job loss and shortages, market volatility, and inflation, with two pivotal impacts on the economy—the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russian-Ukraine conflict. The government has established three […]


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Ending Hunger and Building Healthy Communities Across the US

April 20, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

Ending world hunger is undoubtedly one of the most critical issues impacting the modern world. According to the World Food Programme (WFP), approximately 828 million people worldwide lack proper food, and more than 43 million are at serious risk of […]


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US Government Shutdowns: Programs, Federal Employees, and Resolutions

March 17, 2023

Via: Lilian Cooper

US government shutdowns disrupt the economy and leave thousands of workers unpaid. Additionally, these standstills negatively impact air travel, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), small businesses, and many more government programs. This article will explore what US government shutdowns are, […]


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Top Geopolitical Challenges in 2023

February 15, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

Issues such as the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and the COVID-19 pandemic now have the potential to reshape policies in the US and abroad in 2023. While the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has recently stated that the […]


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7 Key Issues Impacting Americans Before and After the Midterm Elections

January 17, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

The Republicans have won by a slim majority in the House of Representatives. Still, journalists and political analysts worldwide rushed to point out that what was initially thought to be a red wave may have turned out to be only […]


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SEC Requires Companies to Disclose Cryptocurrency Risks: Here’s What to Expect

December 16, 2022

Via: Isabella Carter

In new guidance released in December, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) advises firms to disclose their involvement with digital commodity companies. This is the latest sign that regulators are on high alert and fear further negative consequences, following […]


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7 Important Issues Facing the US this Fall

November 4, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

While the COVID-19 pandemic is at least to some extent a concern of the past, Americans seem to be heading toward more turmoil this fall. The domino effect of the healthcare crisis made other crises either emerge or grow in […]


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Department of Labor Proposal Could Give Gig Workers Employee Status

October 31, 2022

Via: Isabella Carter

The Biden Administration released a proposed rule, indicating its intention to issue a formal regulation that would redefine how employers classify workers. Under the current Employee or Independent Contractor Classification Under the Fair Labor Standards Act rule, workers that are […]


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5 Strategies for Balancing Security, Acquisition, and Support Costs Without Sacrificing CX

October 11, 2022

Via: Joseph Saunders

Since its inception, the global pandemic has continued to have a long-lasting impact on how we buy, work, and also how our businesses operate.  As such, user behaviour has naturally evolved, leading to developments in customer experience (CX) to meet […]


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President Biden Condemned Russia’s Nuclear Threats Before the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly

September 30, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

President Joe Biden condemned Russia’s nuclear and other military threats before the 77th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. According to President Biden, Vladimir Putin’s recent announcement that “partial mobilization” will take place in Russia is just one […]