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China: Out For Itself, or New Global Leader?

China: Out For Itself, or New Global Leader?

The Sino-American relationship has always been one of immense importance, shakily carried on throughout the years, but built off a mutual need for each other. Over the last 40 years, China has flourished, integrating itself into the global market and engaging with increasing confidence in the global economic order. ‘Today, China’s GDP per capita, for...
Trump and the Immigration Ban

Trump and the Immigration Ban

On Friday 27 January 2017, United States President Donald Trump signed an immigration ban that halted immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries — Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen — for 90 days. However, this ban introduced many more amendments than just that. The ban incorporated a four-month suspension of the U.S. Refugee Program...
'Time is not a luxury we have:' A look into Leonardo DiCaprio's newest documentary on climate change

‘Time is not a luxury we have:’ A look into Leonardo DiCaprio’s newest documentary on climate change

Over the past two years, Leonardo DiCaprio teamed up with Academy Award-winning documentarian Fisher Stevens to create the documentary Before the Flood. A heart-wrenching and powerful documentary, it depicts climate change in a real, raw light, unveiling it as a global threat which affects people everywhere, regardless of their class or nationality. The footage presented...
A Turn to the Right for Europe?

A Turn to the Right for Europe?

On 22 May 2016, Green Party nominee Alexander Van der Bellen won the Austrian Presidential election by a narrow margin of only 31,000 votes – less than one per cent of the votes counted. In the following days, however, rumours of voting irregularities and vote tallying malpractice began to circulate and, upon investigation, Austria’s Constitutional...