Jerusalem, one of the holiest cities in the world, is seasoned with controversy and dispute. Observing the state of Israel in 2017, no major changes…View More The Greater Jerusalem F(Law)
The recent Austrian elections are further proof of a growing rightward trend in Western politics. In terms of actors in the election: on the left…View More The Austrian Election: Europe’s Rightward Shift
The value of one bitcoin, the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, recently surpassed six thousand US dollars, a new high, raising the question as to why,…View More Bitcoin: A Better Way to Pay
In a ceremony complete with trumpets, dancing, and a speech delivered by Haitian President Jovenel Moise, the blue flag of the United Nations, which has…View More Success Amid Scandal: The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti
A new day, and the sun rises over Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport. A tourist might be greeted by any number of sounds; the dawn chorus…View More Mahinda Rajapaksa: The Man Who Would be President
Brazil, a country mired in political and economic turmoil, has an uncertain future. Michel Temer, formerly the vice president, is the current president. He ascended…View More Brazil: A Democracy in Crisis?
Imagine for a moment you are in an airplane at cruising speed (about 878-926 km/h). That airplane is moving fast. Now imagine something that is…View More Racing Towards the Future of War: Cometh the Hypersonic Missiles
Working on the latest article discussing China’s bystander position in the refugee crisis in Europe, I began to be curious about whether China has ever…View More Refugees in China: Who are they and how do they live? (A Continuation of the article on China’s bystander position in the refugee crises)
#MeToo has blown up the Western media world over the past month, covering every news platform possible with stories of women and men who have…View More #MeToo – We’ve named the survivors, listed the perpetrators, now let’s take it one step further.
Rising sea levels are a well-documented phenomenon in scientific and political circles alike, but there is another troubling problem beneath the surface of the world’s…View More Ocean Acidification: ‘Not just an environmental issue’
Despite suppression efforts by the Spanish government and questions about its constitutionality, the people of Catalonia voted in favour of being an independent nation last…View More Catalonia and Scotland: The Separatists’ Chances of Uniting with Europe
After nearly a decade’s worth of Mars-oriented development, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s recent speech to the newly-resurrected Space Council has put the red planet…View More Shooting for the Moon: A Global Competition