Culture

The fragile state of American tolerance: Assessing Deep-Cutting Racial Problems in the Unites States

The United States is many things, an ‘economic powerhouse,’ a military superpower, a global engine of technological development, and is…

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Culture

The Bold and the Beautiful: Beauty Pageants Going Political

Beauty pageants are often associated with sexism and superficial showbiz. They are considered as silly competitions where bikini-clad women make…

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Arms

A year after its bid for independence, the future for Iraqi Kurdistan remains unclear

Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government passed a controversial independence referendum in September of last year. Internationally supported only by Israel, it…

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Articles

Macedonia’s Identity Crisis

On 30th September 2018, Macedonians went to the polls for a historic referendum: should they officially rename their country to…

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Africa

Liberté, Egalité, Mbappé: How France’s World Cup Success Highlights its Urban “Territorial Apartheid”

‘Ghetto’ isn’t a word readily associated with the South of France. However, fifteen minutes’ walk from the super yachts, Michelin-starred…

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Corruption

Prostitution and Slavery in the EU: Romania’s Human Trafficking Problem

Human trafficking is a serious and terrible breach of human rights and a violation human dignity, yet it remains a…

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Conflict

NAFTA: Deal or No Deal?

Since taking office, revising American free trade agreements has been a top priority for President Trump and his “America First”-agenda.…

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Arms

Ten Years On: Georgia’s Frozen Conflict

This summer will mark the ten-year anniversary of the Russo-Georgian war. The 2008 war turned into a frozen conflict, since…

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Articles

Peace on the Korean Peninsula: All You Need to Know

It is one of the most remarkable diplomatic moments of the year so far. Perhaps even of the decade. Kim…

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Culture

Budapest and Brussels: more distant than ever after the 2018 Hungarian election

Close to midnight on April the 8th of 2018 in Budapest, after near-complete results, Viktor Orban, the current Prime Minister…

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