Lebanon’s Forgotten Refugees

By: Paula Jahn (Guest Writer) With international attention focused on the plight of Syria’s refugees, the misery of another displaced group who constitute the world’s...

“A Day Without Us:” Mexican Women Take Action for Gender Equality

Initiatives like the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women in 1993, the Convention of Belém do Pará in 1994, and the Beijing...

Western Dogma

Neoliberalism does not technically adhere to sacred texts, but it is devoted to certain arbitrary laws and alleged unyielding truths readily comparable to religious dogma. The...

Super Bowl LIV? Patriots vs. Nationalists

By: Shane O’Callaghan (Guest Writer) As a result of the atrocities committed by the National Socialist Party during World War II, the terms nationalist and...

Democratic Support Without Democracy: Explaining the Popularity of the Chinese Government

Over the past year, international media reports on Chinese politics frequently centred around the oppression of minorities, public surveillance measures, and China’s increasingly aggressive...

The West’s Litmus Test: Two years after the Ukrainian Conflict

The last two years have been an undeniable cacophony of mixed political aspirations, serving as a source of horrendous migraine for some, and of...

What the West is (or is not) doing about Hong Kong

November 11 2019, was a full day of protests: for 12 hours thousands of demonstrators dressed in all black wearing face masks in solidarity...

China Commits Systematic Genocide and the World Watches

When Dinigeer Yilamujiang lit the Olympic Flame on the evening of February 4th at the Beijing National Stadium, she certainly did not expect to...

Behind the Facade: Women’s Rights in India

Ambassador Jutta Stefan-Bastl has seen incremental improvements in the situation of women in India but there is still dramatic disparity between legislation and practice. For centuries, deeply ingrained religious...

Beyond Europe: Brexit’s shadow over the Caribbean

By: Ramsey Alrae (Guest Writer) With less than six months remaining until the deadline for a Brexit  deal, the EU is bracing itself for the...

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