With Earth Day having recently passed and the need for environmental action greater than ever, many across the world have come to reckon with the…
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325,339 students from universities across the United States went on study abroad programs in the academic year 2015/2016. This represents sixty per cent of the U.S.’s…View More Studying abroad and its unexpected side effects
Much has been made the rise of right-wing populism in Europe and the Americas, from Donald Trump and Brexit to AfD, Fidesz, and Bolsonaro —…View More The rise of left-wing populism
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In recent years, the American Super Bowl and other large sporting events have come under fire for supposedly being a hotbed for sex traffickers. Host…View More Super Bowl Sex
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On January 15th, the World Health Organization (WHO) released its annual list of the Top 10 Threats to Global Health that it pledged to combat…View More Anti-Vaxxers Are Taking Over the World – but not the way you think
In 2016, a group of polar explorers made an astounding discovery in northern Canada. The long-lost HMS Terror, last seen almost 170 years previously when…View More The Polar War
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…View More Who is Juan Guaidó?