Honey, I Left the UN: The Dangers of Conservative Nationalism to Globalism and International Stability

Per a 2019 Pew Research Center poll[1], only 36% of Republicans have a favorable view of the United Nations. Comparatively, 77% of Democrats and 60% of independents see the UN in a favorable light. This aligns with the global trend…

Having the State as Doctor and Jailer

para español ver abajo In Colombia and many other countries, despite the knowledge gained about Covid-19 as the pandemic progressed, governments have continued to use public policies to restrict our freedoms. With the knowledge we have about the virus today,…

On Brussels: Fighting Fires

Find Luke‘s other articles On Brussels here. The pandemic does now appear to be easing across the EU. Across most of the twenty-seven, infection and death rates are dropping. But amidst a current surge in Turkey, the EU is reminded of just…

Corporate Social Responsibility Trend

“Businesses cannot be successful when the society around them fails” -Responsible Business Summit. This quote illustrates the evolution of businesses – from for-profit entities to organizations with meaningful connections. The definition of a self-regulating business model that helps a company…

UK Race Report: Why Government-Issued Reports Cannot Be Trusted

Over the past 18 months or so, it seems that issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, and intersectionality have finally been brought to the light for many privileged Britons like myself. Activists of these minorities have been trying since the…

Draconian Abortion Laws in Poland

In 1956, Poland legalised abortion in cases in which the woman was living under “difficult living conditions”. In practice, however, women seeking an abortion were almost always accepted and throughout the ‘60s and ‘70s, Polish women could simply request an…

China and a Renewed Transatlantic Alliance

The European Union is, as so often, attempting a difficult balancing act, oscillating between economic interests and a value-based foreign policy. Shortly after the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) was announced to be concluded in principle, it already seems…

How the Pandemic Brought a Surge in Multigenerational Living in the United States

It used to be that the path to the American Dream was pretty straightforward and clear. You grow up, get an education, and find a job. Then you leave your parents’ home and move into one of your own. There,…

India’s Crackdown on Freedom of Information during the Pandemic:

Since the start of the pandemic, many countries have been accused of falsifying statistics and silencing whistleblowers; however, unsurprisingly, most of those countries were already infamous for curbing free speech even before the pandemic.  So, how did the pandemic worsen…