Africa

Asylum-Seeking Pirates: What is the EU to do?

Pirates captured in the Gulf of Aden in 2009 by the U.S. Coast Guard. Source: Wikimedia CommonsEveryday, the men and…

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Africa

The Kony Campaign: A Harmful Simplification?

Graffiti from the #Kony2012 campaign. Source: JoelAnthonyValdez, FlickrJoseph Kony, a guerrilla leader operating in northern Uganda, is known to the…

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Conflict

To Ask More Questions: A Doctor’s Role in Preventing Domestic Violence

A survivor of domestic violence, shows burn scars on her hands. Photo by: The Advocacy Project, Flickr“I kept, you know,…

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Europe

Hitting Hard or Staying Soft: Democracy Promotion as a Norm

EU and US bot have promoting democracy as a main goal, but their means to do so differ. Picture by:…

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Africa

Tourism: Mutual Benefit, or Modern Colonialism?

Chinese souvenir dolls. Source: KittyKaht, Flickr Travel & Tourism is the world's biggest industry, contributing almost one-tenth of world GDP,…

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Asia

The illegal honeymoon: Human trafficking in the Maldives

The beaches of the Maldives attract many tourists such as the Idyllic beach of Vilu Reef. Photo by: deckchair, FlickrThe…

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Culture

Small Island, Big Problems

Some of Easter Island's famous Maois. Source: Arian Zwegers, FlickrEaster Island, or Rapa Nui, as it is called by the…

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Asia

Two birds, One Stone: Easing Immigration to Japan

Long lines in front of the immigration office consist mainly of tourists. Photo by: J Chou, FlickrJapan is the world’s…

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Health

The Dementia Time Bomb

The Human Brain: dangerously susceptible to the effects of degenerative cognitive symptoms. Source: J E Theriot, Flickr There is no…

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Economy And Trade

Fair Trade and Poverty: Not Quite a Panacea?

Fair Trade. Source: Antony Theobald, FlickrConsumers' choices make the world go round as they influence the decisions of influential multinational…

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