Keren Mikva

  • The Sequester – What Actually Got Cut?

    By Keren Mikva, 11:00 am

    A breakdown and explanation of 2013 federal budget cuts, better known as the sequester.

  • 17 Things You Didn’t Know About Nelson Mandela

    By Keren Mikva, 9:00 am

    Most people knew Nelson Mandela as the first black president of South Africa and a symbol of the anti-apartheid movement. Here are some things you may not know about him.

  • Best Countries to be a Teacher

    By Keren Mikva, 11:00 am

    The U.S. is notorious for its treatment of teachers, as evidenced by low wages, poor benefits and the number of teachers’ union strikes that keep students out of school for weeks on end. It’s refreshing to look at other countries’ education systems that do a better job of rewarding those who take on the task […]

  • Top African Countries for Investment

    By Keren Mikva, 5:38 pm

    As the economy begins to bounce back, more investors are on the look-out for exciting opportunities around the globe. Some may be heading to new territory. With a reputation for political instability, many countries in Africa have not seen the type of investment one might expect for the second-fastest growing economy in the world. Even […]

  • Politicians Re-elected After Scandals

    By Keren Mikva, 9:50 pm

    Scandals in politics inevitably lead us to ponder the age-old chicken-or-the-egg question. Are some politicians corrupt before they enter office, or is it the nature of the system that turns some into poor excuses for human beings? Either way, it turns out that voters around the world are sometimes surprisingly forgiving when it comes to […]