In a year where the race to become the president of the United States seems so divisive, Taiwan elected the Democratic Progressive Party candidate, Tsai Ing-wen, as the first woman in the office. Dr. Dennis Hickey has studied the relationship between Taiwan and China for more than 30 years.
Though it may seem United States residents have a heavy tax burden, in actuality it is rather light compared to that of other countries. Dr. Gabriel Ondetti, professor of law at Missouri State University, recently spent a semester-long sabbatical studying the tax burdens of several Latin American countries.
Have you ever wondered what organic really means and why you are asked to pay so much for it? Dr. Samantha Mosier has been on researching sustainable agriculture and environmental politics and policy, and she offers some answers.
Interested in foreign policy? Come and listen to expert Professor Philip Brenner as he addresses “The Cuban Dilemma: Raul Castro’s Reforms and U.S. Policy.”
Last week marked the 93rd anniversary of woman’s right to vote, and when women exercise that right, exit polls and gender gap research by Rutgers’ Center for American Women and Politics proves it has a great influential power on the election results. However, other studies show women are less likely to claim they are politically engaged.