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The World Speaks Up: People Make Their Voices Heard by Voting May 24, 2017

Recently, the people of France, South Korea, and Iran went to their polling booths to elect their next leader. Why should the world care about one co

You’re Fired! May 17, 2017

Did you know that before Donald Trump became the President of the United States, he starred in a T.V. show called, “The Apprentice” where he got t

The World Is Changing: France Speaks Up May 15, 2017

Elections around the world are being closely watched, and for good reason. Last year, two major elections resulted in surprise outcomes: the United Ki

South Korea Elects a New President May 10, 2017

On May 9th, nearly two months after former President of South Korea Park Geun-hye was formally impeached, South Koreans went to their polling booths

Then & Now: A Country Running out of Money April 17, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED: Last year, Xyza wrote about Venezuela’s economic crisis. Global oil prices had decreased which meant trouble for Venezuela, a country

Then & Now: Free Money in Canada Too! April 17, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED: It’s an idea that cities like San Francisco and countries like Finland are experimenting with: giving away money for free. By giving

Then & Now: A Troubled Leader April 17, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED: Last month, South Korean President Park Geun-hye was o cially impeached. She was accused of allowing her close friend access to governm

Then & Now: It’s Official at the Supreme Court April 17, 2017

THE STORY SO FAR February 2016:  February 13th was a sad day for the Supreme Court. Antonin Scalia, one of the nine Justices, passed away. Now, who w

A Constitutional Change: Turkey Wants to Make Changes to Outdated Laws April 16, 2017

On April 15th, the people of Turkey went to their polling stations to vote on a referendum: change the current constitution or keep it the same. The o