What can you expect at this year’s Public Affairs Conference?
Recently, Taiwan elected the Democratic Progressive Party candidate, Tsai Ing-Wen, which Dr. Dennis Hickey says wasn’t much of a surprise. What has captured the attention and caused a bit of a stir is that the legislature will now be governed by the Democratic Progressive Party as well.
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.