Category Archives: International News

Egypt and Libya are affecting the global economy

I have written two columns about the political uprisings currently taking place in North Africa and the Middle East. More specifically, I have described the economic effects of Egypt and Libya. To read my columns, please follow the links below. … Continue reading

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A Brief Musing About the Unrest in the Mideast

Unfortunately,  I don’t have as much time to devote to this topic as it deserves. But I believe it merits at least a brief mention, given the remarkable nature of what is transpiring in the region. What’s happening in the … Continue reading

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The Zogby Conference and the Danger of Willful Ignorance

For the first time in a while, and since I’ve graduated for that matter, I finally had the opportunity to get back into one of my favorite pastimes at FIU: attending a public conference. This one was centered around the … Continue reading

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Does our education system measure up?

Project LIT has been a little ignored lately by it’s founders. All of the writers are college students with hectic schedules, who pull all-nighters, and just barely catch a few minutes to watch Adult Swim every night. After spending a … Continue reading

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A revolution is coming…or is it? Chaos in Egypt Poll

Project LIT readers know that it’s only a matter of time until we write a post on our opinion (and explanation) of the revolts in Egypt. But first…we want to know what our readers think of it all! Please vote: … Continue reading

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It’s Hard to be Good

I can honestly say that I try to do my part in creating a better world. I recycle, don’t buy fur, and volunteer as much as possible. However, there are some atrocities occurring that I’m embarrassed to support. For example, … Continue reading

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Religion in the Modern Day

Is it possible to modify religion for today’s modern world? The Pope seems to think so. The Pope has announced that condoms can be used (in certain cases) to prevent transmitting HIV to others. This doesn’t mean that the Pope is condoning … Continue reading

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The Cultural Climate Change

There is a drastic climate change going on in this country…and I’m not talking about the environment. Regardless of your opinion on immigration, there is a cultural shift taking place in America. This year, Juanes, a Spanish singer, performed the … Continue reading

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Exercising Peace

It has started. The US and South Korea have begun joint military exercises Sunday, according to US Forces spokesman David Oten. These exercises are being carried out in response to escalating violence and aggression carried out by North Korean forces … Continue reading

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