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Sebastien-Welfare

In 1900, Sweden ventured into brand new territory: It became the first country in the world to introduce paid family leave for new mothers. Since then, 177 countries have joined the Nordic nation, leaving just a handful without paid family leave — a notable exception being the United States. While unpaid leave is available to […]

Teen Rehab - Alyssa

Ryan Lewis had been exhibiting signs of clinical depression for months. Concerned about their son, his parents decided to send him to a residential treatment center to get him help. They consulted an educational expert, who referred them to the Alldredge Academy in West Virginia, a therapeutic wilderness program in the Appalachian wilderness that promised […]

World

BPR China Hollywood

With $40.9 million in ticket sales on its first day, the Chinese film “The Mermaid” broke global box office records in February of this year. The success of the movie manifests China’s growing presence within the global film industry. Blockbuster successes and an increased partnership between Hollywood and the Chinese film industry have set China […]

Brexit

Britain really wants to know: Should it stay or should it go? The concept of British exit from the EU, popularly dubbed “Brexit,” has dominated headlines in advance of the country’s June referendum on EU membership. Brexit’s supporters have railed against perceived and real limitations on British lawmakers, particularly regarding immigration policy, lawmaker accountability, domestic […]

Culture

BPR China Hollywood

With $40.9 million in ticket sales on its first day, the Chinese film “The Mermaid” broke global box office records in February of this year. The success of the movie manifests China’s growing presence within the global film industry. Blockbuster successes and an increased partnership between Hollywood and the Chinese film industry have set China […]