Brazil’s Blind Statues

Since 2014, protests in Brazil have grown to even higher levels as thousands of people took to the streets to rally against the corruption scandal that has embroiled the country. This demonstrations came as a result of investigations into former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and many other of the country’s top leaders

Nepalese Slave Labor

Nepalese workers have been building Qatar’s 2022 Word Cup stadiums.  They work under harsh, terrible conditions daily.  However, after the April 2015 earthquake struck, the worst atrocity yet emerged: over 25,000 people died or were injured in the earthquake. But Nepalese workers are forbidden to visit their homeland for funerals of their family members. Nepal’s

An Army Commander’s Perspective on IMT

1. What is randomness? Does it exist? Give an example. Randomness is a series of events that occur without a predictable pattern. The does it exist question is one that every combat veteran who has lost someone deals with every day. Why, did he get shoot by the sniper, when I was standing next him?

Oil: Public Perception and IMT

If you were to ask someone what the greatest challenge facing the oil industry today is, you’d hear a variety of possible responses: “pollution” “alternative energy” “resource depletion” “geopolitical conflict” and plenty more. However, none of these are true. It might be surprising (or perhaps it’s not), but public perception is the greatest threat faced