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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...

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...

Sanctions in the time Corona

The use of economic sanctions to accomplish foreign policy objectives has been around for a long time. Athens imposed sanctions on other Greek city-states. The Megarian...

The Times They Are a-Changin’?

by Josef Lusser (Guest Writer) One need not be a very dedicated observer of politics to feel that the world is currently undergoing a considerable...

Africa Means Business: Why the Chinese Debt-Trap Diplomacy is a Sham

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Why Protesting against Radioactive Waste Disposal Facilities is an Act of Self-sabotage

By: Anja Vujakovic (Creative Director) With global climate warming being the greatest environmental and political challenge of the 21st century, the need for alternative sources...

Campus Inquisitions and Violence from the American Left

The chanting echoed around the Athenaeum at Claremont McKenna College – “We are here to shut down this fucking fascist!” – as nearly 250...

Is Cancel Culture the New Damnatio Memoriae?

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A New EU-Africa Trade Pact: A Partnership of Equals?

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...

Latin American Unity: Barriers and Catalysts for Integration

Throughout the history of Latin America, there have been several attempts, theoretical and practical, to develop a supranational institution that governs parts of the...

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