How America Legalized Bribery

By Bryce Bower, Editor-in-Chief You hear the term “lobbyist” all the time in the news, but I would wager most Americans don’t even know what one is. As a youngster I always assumed lobbyists were people who were paid to march outside of senators’ offices holding picket signs, and yelling about how important the meat […]

Corruption: Is Haiti on the Path to a New Revolution?

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer The events of May 1968 represent the most important social movement in the history of France during the twentieth  century. These events occurred at the end of the Thirty Glorious [Years] (Les Trente Glorieuses), which was the three-decade period following the Second World War during which France saw a rapid […]

Death on the Cheap: The Suitcase Ritual

By Jake Strickler, Editor-in Chief This is the third installment of an investigation into the 1982 murder of Thunderbird professor Nicholas Schrock. Part One can be found here, and Part Two here. The series will be concluded next week. Jesus When the relatives of Jesus Valenzuela, a San Ignacio bricklayer who died at 64 of […]

An Alum’s Take: What’s Happening with Brazil?

By Raphael Rique ’16, Guest Writer Eike Batista: once one of the most respected businessman in Brazil and 8th richest man in the world. Now in jail. Sergio Cabral: once Governor of Rio de Janiero, the second richest state of Brazil. Now in jail. Marcelo Odebrecht: once the respected and powerful multimillionaire CEO of Obedrect, the biggest […]

Roe Goddard on China

By: Keith Blincoe, Staff Writer Professor Roe Goddard currently teaches Regional Business Environment: Asia for the my cohort. I sat down with him to talk about China—a country he has visited over 75 times. Das Tor: When was the first time you went to China? Roe Goddard: 1988. I started going more after the mid-90s, […]