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Five Facts on World Trade

The amount and kind of trade between nations can help us understand many things, including what countries value, the structure and strength of their economies, and the condition of relations between nations.  The following five facts provide a quick, big picture of the amount and kind of trade going on worldwide as well as the biggest traders.   Thanks to ...

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Intern Spotlight: Arianna Bartlett

This is the third of three spotlights on our spring semester 2016 student interns.  Learning Life’s interns this spring are focused mostly on building our new Citizen Diplomacy Initiative, which will connect American families in Washington D.C. with families in other parts of the world through live online video-dialogue.  Arianna and our other interns are conducting research and making contacts ...

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Five Ways World Affairs Affect Us All

Thanks to Learning Life intern, Ian Ball, for helping to research and write these five facts.     Entertainment: Internet access and sharing technology has enabled people to experience culture and art from around the world. Korean music artist PSY became a global sensation when his song “Gangnam Style” went “viral” on Youtube.  One version of the Youtube video has ...

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Intern Spotlight: Maria Luevano

This is the second of three spotlights on our spring semester 2016 student interns.  Learning Life’s interns this spring are focused mostly on building our new Citizen Diplomacy Initiative, which will connect American families in Washington D.C. with families in other parts of the world through live online video-dialogue.  Maria and our other interns are conducting research and making contacts ...

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