The landscape of technological innovation in sub-Saharan Africa has been aptly dubbed the “Silicon Savannah.” The IT sector in the region has truly become a transplant of Silicon Valley. Google, Facebook, IBM, and others have ventured into the continent, spurring innovation and laying internet infrastructure in cities like Nairobi. President Obama organized the Global Entrepreneurship […]

The Texas Rangers are a baseball franchise whose identity is inseparable from politics.The Rangers were a tool for an American politician. Former President George W. Bush owned a minority stake in the team and used the construction of a new stadium as political fuel for his ascension to the Texas Governorship and later the Presidency. […]

Apple. Google. Microsoft. Facebook. Twitter. Uber. Tesla. Netflix. eBay. Intel. On February 7th, over 100 American companies co-signed an amicus curiae brief — otherwise known as a “friend of the court” brief — for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, expressing opposition to the Trump Administration’s Muslim travel ban. On February 9th, the Court ruled against […]

Rome wasn’t built in a day. The reconstruction of modern Italy, likewise, has been slow and taxing. Former Prime Minister and billionaire Silvio Berlusconi served in four governments from 1994 to 2011. In this time, Berlusconi fabricated a corrupt government and manufactured a $2.6 trillion sovereign debt. The nearly 20 years that Italy was governed […]

Panama City is an intersection. It lies between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans; between jungles and man-made waterways; between colorful colonial Spanish architecture and towering skyscrapers; and between history and modernity. The city is defined by its contrasts but known for its growth. Just over one hundred years since the construction of the Panama Canal […]

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