The Secrets Between The Pillars

By: Issac Vinu

April 28th, 2021

As students, we are taught the basics of civics and social science. These teachings are sewn into our heads and allowed to be woven into a fabric of ideologies and ethics that govern every step of both our professional and personal lives. We begin with Lincoln’s definition of democracy; “Democracy is a government of the people, by the people, and for the people”. It is almost ironic how utopian this idea sounds even though we grew up believing that this was the true meaning of democracy.


Rebuilding An Empire

By: Issac Vinu

December 3, 2020

The regions of Central Asia and the Middle East are considered some of the most economically diverse parts of the world. The dependence of the Central Asian economy on oil, tourism, and various other resources has led to an economic crisis fueled by the isolation presented by the pandemic. The International Monetary fund recently reported that many Central Asian and Middle Eastern regions are facing an unprecedented economic downturn. This report also brings to light their heavy dependence on tourism and oil.