EWB xChange Conference: Four Questions for Global Development

One of the first things I look forward to in every new year is the latest installment of¬†international development conferences hosted by Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Canada, a non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to addressing global poverty through systems change. Every January, EWB convenes roughly 700 student and professional delegates from across Canada (and increasingly, around…

The View from the UN General Assembly 2015: What They Really Said

[Ed. Note]: For¬†this guest post, I invited fellow international relations blogger Sarah Bruso to help break down this month’s United Nations General Assembly meetings. Sarah and I met through a recent WordPress Blogging 201 course, and I really admired her ability to break down complex international¬†negotiations into fun, relatable skits that distill countries into distinct…

Front Page News: March 9, 2015

Good morning Pine Tree Republic citizens! Today, we debut a new feature called “Front Page News”. Every Monday morning, I intend to share 3-5 of the top news stories from the past week and discuss the broader global context in which they occurred. I’ll conclude each post with questions to help spark further dialogue in…