Lines in the Sand

Lines in the Sand

During World War I, two men met to draw lines in the sand.  Sir Mark Sykes and Francois Georges Picot, representing their respective countries of England and France, were to determine the partitioning of the dissolving Ottoman Empire.  The lines were not drawn based...
The Rise of Reactionaries

The Rise of Reactionaries

We always hear about how the world is rapidly changing and globalizing at an unprecedented rate.  We read it in newspapers, hear it in the media, and see it in countless commercials for financial services.  It is a statement that is taken for granted by many; however,...