Global Insight

Backyard Slavery

Slavery, contrary to some people’s understanding, continues to exist in the form of human trafficking. Human trafficking is the forced exploitation of an individual, which includes offenses such as forced labor, sex, servitude, organ removal, and other abuses, and is...

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World Water Day

Every year on March 22 we celebrate World Water Day—a day introduced by the United Nations to highlight life’s ultimate necessity and the growing need of improved access to clean water for over 2 billion people. “Wastewater” is this year’s theme and is defined as...

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International Day of Happiness

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The Normalization of Violence

President Donald Trump’s campaign promise to bring back waterboarding and the recently leaked draft of an executive order that proposed to reopen “black site” prisons may seem extreme to some; yet, a recent poll by the International Committee of the Red Cross showed...

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Forgotten Conflicts

Sadly, many people tend to forget that thousands are dying in places outside of the few countries that dominate the global news cycle. Though rarely discussed, there are conflicts in such places as Yemen, Nigeria, and Afghanistan. Despite the devastation that is...

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Spring Associate Spotlight: Jenna Friedberg

Jenna Friedberg, a Spring Associate at Grieboski Global Strategies, is pursuing a Bachelor’s in American Studies, as well as a Master’s in American Studies at the George Washington University. Her Master’s specifically focuses on museums and material culture, and much...

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International Women’s Day

The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.-Gloria Steinem Celebrated on March 8, International Women’s Day (IWD) is a holiday which commemorates...

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