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Michael Higgins speaks to a sold-out crowd at FCLC. On a highly publicized visit to New York City, he also appeared at the UN and on Jimmy Kimmel.

The President of Ireland Visits Fordham University

October 2, 2019

President Higgins presented his perspective on the international refugee crisis and how he believes countries around the world should respond. His speech came amid the United Nations General Assembly.

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Letter to the Editor: It is All About The Hand

August 25, 2019

"Travis, I agree — we Venezuelans need to decide our fates. However, we need support. It is just too ...

We can only hope that Venezuela will be influenced by the greater international community to a more peaceful, prosperous and democratic path forward in the near future.

No Easy Answers in Venezuela’s Humanitarian Nightmare

July 18, 2019

If Venezuela wants a chance at economic recovery, it will still have many difficult steps even after the incredibly hard task of restoring basic necessities.

Only Venezuelans Can Decide Their Fate

Only Venezuelans Can Decide Their Fate

February 19, 2019

Regardless of how you may feel about Maduro’s presidency and the recent elections, it is clear that there is evidence which contradicts the narrative that the U.S. media has constructed. But this article is not so much about the controversy created by American media outlets over Venezuelan politics, it’s about whether or not the United States has the right to intervene in Venezuela’s affairs in the first place.

The banks of Wall Street, located in New York's Financial District, epitomize the capitalism that represents U.S. economics.

No, We Shouldn’t Embrace Socialism

November 14, 2018

Economics aside, the very concept of socialism, even “democratic” socialism, is immoral.

Going Global

April 15, 2015

By GUNAR OLSEN Staff Writer Published: March 15, 2015 The Observer is launching an international column to update students on global events with expert commentary from professors. Tweet us what you think @fordhamobserver. Nigerian Presidential Election Muhammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to w...