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Identity politics, nationalism, and ethnic identity are salient topics at the moment. But what does it truly mean to be part of an ethnic...

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By: Lena Krikorian (Editor-in-Chief) The Republic of Armenia has set a tremendous example for the rest of the world by peacefully ousting a corrupt political...

Explaining the Results of the Kazakh Elections: Not so Quiet on the Eastern Front?

By: Ildar Daminov (Guest Writer) After the results were announced massive riots broke out in the biggest cities of Kazakhstan. People in the streets claimed that...

Sex, Peace and Liberia

The United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Liberia finally departed this March after a 15-year long peace process, proving that actively including women in conflict...

Park-GONE-Hye: What now?

March 10 will be remembered in South Korea, as the first time that a sitting President was impeached, a decision unanimously upheld by the...

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After the Brexit dust had settled, it looked as though Barack Obama’s prophetic warning that the UK "would be at the back of the...

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His popularity in previous roles as Prime Minister of Portugal and High Commissioner of the UNHCR generated high expectations for António Guterres’ appointment as...

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On April 13, 2015,  the world’s newest micronation, the Free Republic of Liberland, was born on a 7 square-kilometre parcel of uninhabited swamp. Situated in...

Pink-tide redux: A lifeline for the left in Latin America

While much of the world’s attention throughout the European summer was focused on the seemingly never-ending Brexit quagmire, early signs of a broad and...

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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...

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