In this series of articles, members of the executive of Africa Liberal Youth explain what they believe to be the most pressing political and social issues facing young people in Africa. From Casablanca to Cape Town, Dakar to Nairobi, all African students enter university thinking one thing: obtaining a degree will change their lives for…

On the third of September, 16 million Germans watched a TV debate between incumbent German chancellor Angela Merkel from the Christian Democrats (CDU) and her contestant Martin Schulz from the Social Democrats (SPD). The debate took place three weeks before the federal election on September 24. Much has been said about the debate. Most viewers…

When theorists and pundits analyze the educational system in America, they typically focus on the country’s urban, coastal centers. This is a huge problem, since more than fifty percent of the nation’s operating school districts are in rural areas, and these students are the least likely in the country to attend college. Low college attendance…

Liberal Arts education has come under fire in recent years, as America’s higher education crisis and the ever increasing cost of education has led students, parents, and policy creators to more critically analyze a students’ ROI when earning a degree. The issue has become increasingly political, as both democratic and republican leaders have come to…

Since the 4th October 2015 Legislative elections, Portugal has remained somewhat politically divided. The manoeuvre undertaken by the Socialist party, which allied itself with the Portuguese Communist Party and with the Left Block to form a minority government with parliamentary support (despite not having itself come first in the elections), has placed the two sides…