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New Work, New Vulnerabilities:
An Analysis of Biases in New Forms of Internet-based Work and Potential Solutions
Business

New Work, New Vulnerabilities: An Analysis of Biases in New Forms of Internet-based Work and Potential Solutions

Who is the best candidate? A hiring algorithm has its answer. Don’t want to do chores? Pull up an app and find someone to do it for you soon. In recent years, technological development has brought about revolutionary changes in employment, fundamentally changing the hiring process.
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Sudan’s Path to Democratization: A Model for Peace or War?
Development

Sudan’s Path to Democratization: A Model for Peace or War?

Sudan, formerly Africa’s largest country before the separation of South Sudan in 2011, is a nation with a rich, yet tumultuous history. Known as the kingdoms of Kush and Meroe in ancient times and home to the Nubian civilization, the region entered periods of ethnic conflicts following
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Insights into the Lithium Industry
Energy

Insights into the Lithium Industry

The use of gasoline has revolutionized energy storage. The substance’s energy density has led to its transportability and the internal combustion engine that depends upon it has become the lynchpin of the global transportation network.
4 min read
The Colonial Catwalk
Fashion

The Colonial Catwalk

The Western fashion industry has had a long history of using other cultures in inappropriate and exploitative ways. The networks of material sourcing that undergird the modern fashion industry are largely predicated on pre-existing imperial systems.
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Making Money and Making Change: The Rise of Social Enterprise
Business

Making Money and Making Change: The Rise of Social Enterprise

In 2018, Deloitte reported that companies have shifted away from a purely profit-driven business model to one that is more cognizant of their footprint in the larger societal context. However, some companies have been part of an even larger shift
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Behavior Change During 2014 Ebola Outbreak: Lessons Moving Forward
Global Health

Behavior Change During 2014 Ebola Outbreak: Lessons Moving Forward

In any public health emergency dealing with an infectious disease, our ability to control an outbreak is critically tied to our ability to implement significant behavior changes.
4 min read