Tascha Alvarez
Tascha Alvarez

A native from Spain, Tascha pursued a Master's Degree in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. She has lived and worked in her native Spain as well as in Germany and the US, and has experience working in both the private and not-for-profit sectors. She loves traveling and the outdoors - and New York City!

June 28, 2012

Fast and Furious: Attorney General Eric Holder Should Take Responsibility For Weapons Smuggling Op

Holder testified in Congress answering questions about Operation Fast and Furious. If, as suspected, he lied about his involvement, he should step down.
March 26, 2012

The Fight to End Eating Disorders Among Young Girls: Malnourished Models Banned From Working in Israel

Israel has introduced legislation banning the use of underweight models in advertising and on the catwalk in an effort to regulate the fashion industry and its impact on eating disorders.
March 15, 2012

The 10 Best Places to Be a Man

After all the attention recently given to women, find out today where the best places to be a man are.
March 1, 2012

Elephant Massacre in Cameroon a Tragedy and Shows the Current Ban on Ivory is Insufficient

Growing ivory demand in Asia is leading to increased poaching of African elephants. A full ban on ivory trade and concerted action by all players are necessary to end the massacre of elephants.
Feb. 16, 2012

U.S. Marines Caught Posing With Nazi SS-Like Flag is Serious Offense

The U.S. military needs to improve the training of its recruits to prevent offenses by its soldiers like the recent "SS flag incident."

Feb. 14, 2012

To Ease Airport Lines, TSA Expands Expedited Security Screening Across U.S.

TSA announced the expansion of PreCheck, an expedited screening initiative. But, while it will be available at more airports, the program is still available only to a limited number of travelers.
Feb. 2, 2012

Spain's Lost Millennial Generation? As Youth Unemployment Hits 50%, Spain's Future Could Suffer

The consequences of youth unemployment will affect the country as brain drain becomes a concern.