Ben is interested in the political and social trends that are shaping global affairs. He’s previously worked in, India, Lebanon and Haiti. Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, he graduated from Boston College in 2012 with a BA in History and Philosophy. All views expressed by him on PolicyMic are exclusively his own.
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