Writer Arundhati Roy on India’s election and Prime Minister Modi

It’s a referendum on Modi in a way, because oddly enough, he seems to have—in his sort of desire to project himself, he has not just burned everybody else, but even his own party. So in many places, there are people who are standing for elections who say—who people don’t even know, because they just […]

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How Does Money Affect The U.S. Elections?

The 2016 election has heard a lot of talk about campaign finance reform and the effect of money in politics. So, does money actually influence elections? Well, to start, political expenditures have changed dramatically over the past few elections. In 2000, outside spending on political campaigns was roughly fifty million dollars. In 2012, it was […]

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Introducing Robert Scott, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Malawi

[TEXT: Robert Scott, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Malawi] Muli Bwanji. My name is Robert Scott, and I’m honored to be the new U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Malawi. My relationship with Africa began when I was 6 months old. My father was also in the Foreign Service, and I spent my early […]

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