Yuri Vanetik’s Blog

Reducing Media Bias In Politics

In today's highly charged and turbulent political climate, it is often hard to find objective reporting of the facts and unbiased coverage of events and people. This is in large part due to the continuing polarization of different political views as well as the...

How Do Politics Affect Philanthropy?

There is no denying that the philanthropy is influenced by the leadership on the political stage. Who is president and what party they are affiliated with can cause significant fluctuations all the way to the core of non-profit organizations. The political party can...

Talking To Your Kids About Politics

It is more important than ever for parents to think about the most appropriate way to explain politics to their kids. The ever-changing political field can make it seem daunting for parents who have never done so, but it remains important to teach your children early....

How Social Media is Affecting Today’s Voters

Social media has become a driving force in today’s society, with people all over the world logging into social media accounts on a daily basis. As the different platforms have grown in popularity, so has the amount of information that has become available, making...

What Stepping Into This Role Means to Me, And To The Future

Never settle. Those words have resonated with me throughout my career. I’ve always had the urge to do more, to accomplish more, to go further, and to aim even higher than I have. Some of what I’ve sought out in my years of refusal to settle have personal–they’re...

Mitigating Voter Fraud

In Los Angeles County as a whole, roughly 60,000 people pass away every year from a variety of causes. Of those 60,000 deceased members of LA County, roughly 215 of them will cast a vote to help decide who will take political office. These votes, which seemingly occur...

12 Angry Men Belong In A Theater, Not An American Courtroom

This article was originally published on Investors.com. A Missouri jury recently determined that a collections firm improperly sued a Kansas City woman over a $1,000 debt -- and rewarded her a staggering $82 million in punitive damages. In Virginia, a Navy veteran...

Georgia Needs Western Help to Stave Off Putin

This post was originally published in Newsweek. By Paata Burchuladze and Yuri Vanetik.   Rolling tanks and firing artillery recently shattered a delicate truce between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The latest flare-up of this decades-old conflict claimed more than a...