In this special report, Ravdeep Sandal analyzes the impact of post-communist corruption in previous Soviet Republics. The report analyzes forms of corruption, their roots and the importance of democratic transition.
The interns analyze how U.S. intervention in Latin American affairs impacted social, political, and economic development in the region throughout history.
In this film analysis, Justin Dell looks at the alternative history flick, “Red Dawn” (1984), and teases out some of the details of the movie that speak to the apocalyptic mood that existed in the early 1980s, when relations between the United States and the Soviet Union were at their nadir. The film’s principal themes of readiness and sacrifice are as relevant to today’s world as they were 35 years ago.
Did bootleg VHS tapes bring down Romanian communism? Benson Cheung reviews “Chuck Norris vs. Communism”.
How is the Canadian tourism experience affected by the increase of American presence in a beloved vacation spot? Charlotte Le Vay explores the ways in which the influx of American wealth into the country has the potential to change the economic landscape of Cuba.