Eric Not Enrique: Political and Social Factors Affecting Aid for Immigrants in the United States

By Jason De La Vega – Executive Summary – When responding to humanitarian crises, the United States lacks a uniform process for handling migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers, resulting in uneven treatment. Programs like Uniting for Ukraine provided swift sponsorship

Eric Not Enrique: Political and Social Factors Affecting Aid for Immigrants in the United States

Daniel O’Connor reviews America’s New Map: Restoring Our Global Leadership in an Era of Climate Change and Demographic Collapse by Thomas Barnett (Penguin/Random House, 2023)

In his recently published book America’s New Map, Barnett refines and updates his prior theories and presents bolder and, some say, fantastical ideas that may strike some as grandiose. In contrast, others might find them visionary and thought-provoking.

By Daniel O’Connor

Daniel O’Connor reviews America’s New Map: Restoring Our Global Leadership in an Era of Climate Change and Demographic Collapse by Thomas Barnett (Penguin/Random House, 2023)

Daniel E. Levenson Reviews Deepfakes by Graham Meikle, Polity Press, 2023

The true threat at the heart of generative AI may lie not in the erosion of our ability to determine whether any one discrete image or video is real or not, but in finding ourselves in a place in which all norms around communication and our capability to navigate digital spaces have been completely undermined. It is not a pretty future, but it is one for which we must prepare, and Meikle’s book is a good place to start.

By Daniel E. Levinson

Daniel E. Levenson Reviews Deepfakes by Graham Meikle, Polity Press, 2023

Nowhere to Run to, Nowhere to Hide: Disasters, Preparedness, and the Shadow of State Failure on U.S. Islands

I proffer that island residents’ very vulnerability, caused by geographic realities and their real or perceived exposure to hazards that are concomitant with state failure, triggers action to increase resiliency via shelter-in-place mitigation actions.

By Chris Ellis

Nowhere to Run to, Nowhere to Hide: Disasters, Preparedness, and the Shadow of State Failure on U.S. Islands

Beyond the Border: The Impact of Flawed Migration Strategies in South and Central America on U.S. Immigration

By Bobby Garcia – Executive Summary – The rising volume of irregular migrants poses a significant challenge for the U.S. government. Although irregular migrants were once composed predominantly of Mexican and Central American nationals, the makeup of contemporary migrant flows

Beyond the Border: The Impact of Flawed Migration Strategies in South and Central America on U.S. Immigration

Do the Dutch Know Much? A Comparative Analysis of Gender and Use of Force in Law Enforcement in the Netherlands and the United States

By Michelle Caron – Executive Summary – This comparative research examines approaches to gender diversity and the use of force in policing in the United States and the Netherlands. It specifically analyzes the historical evolution of women officers in each

Do the Dutch Know Much? A Comparative Analysis of Gender and Use of Force in Law Enforcement in the Netherlands and the United States

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