International

Life in Venezuela: The Venezuelan Migration Crisis

Life in Venezuela: The Venezuelan Migration Crisis

By November 19, 2018

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For many years thousands of Venezuelans created posters in their candlelit homes, drove to the capital, and protested the life that had been forced upon… Read More ›

Greek Refugee Camps: A Humanitarian Crisis

Greek Refugee Camps: A Humanitarian Crisis

By November 19, 2018

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Hope is alluring. It’s the great force that has caused many to gather up house and home and seek refuge in a far-off land. Such… Read More ›

Sweden’s Elections: The Trend toward the Right Continues

Sweden’s Elections: The Trend toward the Right Continues

By November 19, 2018

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On the night of September 9th, Sweden joined many other European countries, such as Germany, France, Austria, and Italy, in a surge of support for… Read More ›

United States Sanctions: Stunting Stability in Iran

United States Sanctions: Stunting Stability in Iran

By November 19, 2018

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Stores are open, but they are empty. Storekeepers aimlessly meander, worrying about inventory becoming stale and workers being laid off. The prices of cellphones, cars,… Read More ›

The ‘Luxury’ of Menstruation: Australia Abolishes Tampon Tax After 18 Years of Protests

The ‘Luxury’ of Menstruation: Australia Abolishes Tampon Tax After 18 Years of Protests

By November 19, 2018

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Many countries charge women for the simple biological process of menstruation. In the United States, 36 out of 50 states have some kind of tax… Read More ›

Two Victories in One: Reversing Colonial Law, India Decriminalizes Gay Sex

Two Victories in One: Reversing Colonial Law, India Decriminalizes Gay Sex

By November 19, 2018

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For the last 157 years, gay sex was illegal in India. But, on Thursday, September 6th, India’s Supreme Court repealed Section 377, a colonial edict… Read More ›

Anti-Catcalling Laws: France’s Step towards Gender Equality

Anti-Catcalling Laws: France’s Step towards Gender Equality

By November 19, 2018

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One would think that Paris, the City of Love, would be a safe place for women to walk alone through the streets. However, a staggering… Read More ›

France Vies For Camaraderie: Sixteen Year Olds in France Must Take Part in Mandatory National Service

France Vies For Camaraderie: Sixteen Year Olds in France Must Take Part in Mandatory National Service

By November 19, 2018

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Earlier this month, my mother received a letter detailing my requirement to fulfill my “Universal National Service.” As a French citizen between the ages of… Read More ›

The Indian #MeToo Movement: Time’s Up On Sexual Assault in the Subcontinent

The Indian #MeToo Movement: Time’s Up On Sexual Assault in the Subcontinent

By November 19, 2018

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Approximately a year after the Western #MeToo movement reached its crescendo, sexual assault remains a pressing issue in every aspect of society, whether it involves… Read More ›

The Fox of Anti-Semitism: Corbyn, labour, and anti-Zionists Making Jew-Hatred Mainstream

The Fox of Anti-Semitism: Corbyn, labour, and anti-Zionists Making Jew-Hatred Mainstream

By November 19, 2018

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Anti-Semitism has found new prominence in British politics. No longer is it confined to the neo-Nazi and skinhead movements of the seventies, but has now… Read More ›

Indonesia’s Double Natural Disaster: Indonesian families separated after earthquake followed by tsunami

Indonesia’s Double Natural Disaster: Indonesian families separated after earthquake followed by tsunami

By November 19, 2018

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Indonesia’s location on the ring of fire makes it susceptible to frequent earthquakes— in January alone there were 44 total earthquakes. Natural disasters devastate cities… Read More ›

Good For Business: The new US-Mexico-Canada trade deal promises economic strides for all

Good For Business: The new US-Mexico-Canada trade deal promises economic strides for all

By November 19, 2018

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What do American dairy farmers, Mexican automobile manufacturers, and Canadian pharmacologists all have in common? Though the question itself sounds like the beginning of a… Read More ›

New Zealand’s Phone Password Policy: The Next Step in Terrorism Prevention

New Zealand’s Phone Password Policy: The Next Step in Terrorism Prevention

By November 19, 2018

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New Zealand now demands that travelers hand over their phone passwords when they enter the country. Privacy right groups have expressed concern that New Zealand… Read More ›

Bye, Felicia @Privacy: Facebook and the Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

By May 18, 2018

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Whether through investigative reports by esteemed publications such as The New York Times or video compilations of Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, drinking water at his… Read More ›

Cape Town’s Water Crisis – A Wake-Up Call About the Dangers of Water Scarcity

By May 18, 2018

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Picture this: climate change and overconsumption have diminished Boston’s water supply. All residents are prohibited from consuming more than thirteen gallons of water a day.… Read More ›