While the world is consumed with Brexit, Trump’s scandals, and numerous Twitter wars, the political turmoil in Venezuela remains a cogent yet underrepresented issue. Politicians…
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This piece is the second of three articles focusing on interactions between Chinese government and Uyghur community in Xinjiang. The articles aim to look into…View More Do we know enough about China’s repression over Uyghur: History, Ideology and Social Changes
Security. A word that fundamentally constructs visions of the world and is performative in how individuals interact within that world. However, security as an entity…View More Convenience over Security? A re-definition of security in a virtual world
Ever since Eritrea was bloodily carved out through decades of war and struggle against its overbearing neighbor, Ethiopia, peace and stability have been difficult to…View More What Impact Will the Recent Eritrea-Ethiopia Peace Deal Have on Both Eritrea and the Region as a Whole?
Despite technology improving living standards, accelerating economic growth, and increasing productivity, angst about the corroding effect of automation on society has influenced people since the…View More ‘Jobs Apocalypse’? A Critical Evaluation of the Narrative on Automation
On October 7, 2008 the then Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Sir Tom McKillop, telephoned the then British Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alastair Darling,…View More The Global Financial Crisis a Decade On: Has the Turmoil Ended?
Featured photo by Mike Lewelling, National Park Service On October 8, 2018, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest climate assessment…View More IPCC gives a twelve-year deadline to stop climate change
This piece is one of three articles focusing on interactions between Chinese government and Uyghur community in Xinjiang. The articles aim to look into the…View More Do we know enough about China’s repression over Uyghur?
Here’s a thought; There is almost an undoubtedle chancethat something you have used today is madefrom the hands of modern-day slaves. Commonly used materials such…View More Who Picked Your Cotton?
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Iraq has seen the appointment of both a new President and Prime Minister-designate over the last few days amid hopes that new leadership will bring…View More A promising new start for governance in Iraq?