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by Michael Asiedu (Staff Writer) In his most recent State of the Union speech, European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker outlined the details of a...

Cultural Erasure of Women: How Women are Remembered in History

Ida B. Wells, Emmeline Pankhurst, Indira Gandhi, and Ada Lovelace, all share two significant traits. These women accomplished feats that shaped history and yet...

The State: An Old and A Necessary Beast

By: Luka Zucic (Guest Writer) In spite of the rise and growing influence of international organisations and supranational institutions, such as the United Nations and...
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The 450 members of the Ukrainian Parliament decided by majority vote to introduce a new law regarding education policy. As of 2018, this law...

From Seneca Falls to Themiscyra

A 620 km long chain made up of five million women advocating for equality signalled 2019 as a landmark year for women’s rights and...

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By: Jamie Bergin (Managing Editor) If you attend an international conference these days, such as those at the United Nations, you might encounter something seemingly...

“Frameworkization” and the Destruction of Academic English

Frameworkization, namely the rise of unreadable academic writing in the social sciences, has contaminated academic language. This occurs through a complex process of mutual...

The War on Words and the Loss of Substance

Many’s the time one reads about deep trenches within Western societies, but it seems that little has been done to overcome this split. Populism...

Ukraine on the Search for Itself

By: Raphaela Tiefenbacher (Staff Writer) The 2014 Euromaidan protests also unveiled both the hope and horror to be found in the country. A country with a...

„Our goal is to ensure that children can go to school in the first...

Interview with Jürgen Feldmann Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe, Berlin, 7.9.2018 After 25 years of conflict, Somalia no longer has a functioning school system. In the camps of...

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