These days, it is a rare sight when an entire nation is glued to the television screen captured by what is considered historic and momentous.…
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Jessica Craig discusses whether Jess Bezos of Amazon’s philanthropic work can make up for Amazon’s poor working conditions and treatment for it’s workers.View More Amazon’s Bezos Announces His Entry into Mega-Philanthropy
Analyst Zoe Spirgel fills us in on why lawmakers are anxious to get their hands on Facebook’s Messenger data and why they think it could be useful for national security.View More Is Facebook a National Security Issue?
By the end of the twentieth century, the progress of democracy seemed almost inevitable. Waves of democratic expansion had taken place after World War II,…View More Democracy under Threat? : Bolivia as a Latin American Case Study
Are we falling into the trap that Humpty Dumpty did in Lewis Carroll’s Alice Through the Look Glass, when he said to Alice, ‘When I…View More Humpty Dumpty and the Zionist Cause
Among the many threads, whispers, and rumors surrounding the election of US President Donald Trump, one in particular has caught the attention of the media…View More Privacy, Democracy, and Cambridge Analytica: Red Herring or Weapon of Mass Manipulation?
To paraphrase Shakespeare, some are born into fame and others have it thrust upon them. Such must have been the case when, in 1994, an…View More Bashar al-Assad: The doctor will see you now
Since the 1980’s the oil and fossil fuel industry has known about the evidence supporting human-driven climate change and the possible repercussions of it. Two…View More The Fossil Fuel Industry Did Their Research
Since the campaign, it has been evident that President Donald Trump is not a conventional Republican. Indeed, he has departed from conventional Republican policies numerous…View More Trump – Saviour of the Separation of Powers?
The ‘trade war’ between China and the United States appears to be the first confrontation between two figures, both of whom are determined to challenge…View More Sino-US Trade War in the eyes of China: ‘we would fight to the end’
Since the beginning of his short political ‘career,’ President Trump has been unwaveringly against one particular group of people: immigrants. Trump has built his campaign…View More The Reification of Undocumented Immigrants: Trump’s Termination of DACA
The disintegration of the so-called Islamic State since 2015, the decimation of its power structures in Iraq and Syria, the fall of its physical caliphate…View More The Challenges of Returning Foreign Fighters: The European Response(s)