January 22, 2020

On April 25th, 2016, young Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman announced the ambitious Saudi Vision 2030. Recognizing a historic dependency on oil wealth and foreign labor, Bin Salman launched this program to diversify and nationalize the Kingdom’s economy....

January 22, 2020

“Iraq’s current political and social state is a product of the imperialist powers that occupy the territory under the guise of aid and guidance.”

The United Nations has marked 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages and August 9th as the International Day...

January 22, 2020

“Germany has had a neo-Nazi problem for decades, and the government’s unwillingness to address it has severely amplified the gravity of this year’s events”

If there is one country that people would assume not to repeat the mistakes of its past, it is Germany. The German...

January 22, 2020

Discussions at the UN Climate Change Summit that convened this past September concerned the urgency of adapting to, combating, and ultimately solving this worsening crisis that will, among many other impacts, decimate island nations, ruin agricultural economies, and tr...

January 22, 2020

 A café in Helsinki, Finland. The top sign says “punainen tupa ja perunamaa”, a Finnish saying which means that one only needs “a red house and a potato field” to be happy. The bottom sign translates to “this is that potato field.” Source: WikiMedia Commons.

For the pas...

January 22, 2020

If there is one word that best describes Green Party successes, it would be “anomalous.”

Green is the color of the moment. Election after election, European green parties are rising amid a heightened sense of urgency and student-led climate strikes spearheaded by Greta...

January 22, 2020

August 8th, 2019, then current Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini of Italy effectively toppled his own government when he filed a ‘no confidence’ motion against Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. This motion ended the Lega Nord party’s coalit...

January 22, 2020

On an increasingly fractured continent, a glimmer of hope for European unity appeared this past summer. Against the idyllic backdrop of Lake Prespa, straddling the border between North Macedonia and Greece, the two countries finally settled their longstanding name disp...

January 22, 2020

“The European Union needs connected intelligence-sharing, but how?”

In October 2019, after President Donald Trump pulled a thousand military personnel out of Syria, many feared a security crisis loomed over the United States. Hundreds of Islamic State (IS) prisoners esc...

January 22, 2020

“The world has forgotten about Alan Kurdi too quickly,” said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a speech before the United Nations General Assembly this past September. He said this and more all while holding the picture of the boy that so rocked the world just...

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