When Good Intentions Are Not Enough: The Issues Surrounding the Controversial Vote On Article 13 Of The EU Copyright Directive

Many of us have heard about Article 13 on websites like YouTube, Google and Reddit. The majority of discussion surrounding Article 13 is focused on whether or not the EU directive will curtail freedoms to share content such as memes or information. Contrary to popular belief, the EU is, fortunately,

Jair Bolsonaro And The Voices Of Brazilian Women

The right-wing nationalist wave has reached Brazil. Political violence is sweeping across the country, causing threats, murders and assaults. The new president, Jair Bolsonaro, was himself stabbed during his campaign, something which only increased his support. Brazil is now facing the most dramatic political shift to the right since the

Argentina’s “Green Wave”: A Women’s Rights Struggle In Latin America

On June 13, 2018 the lower house of the Argentinian Congress voted in favor of a bill to decriminalize abortion up to the 14th week of pregnancy. Less than two months later, the upper house voted against the bill so abortion in Argentina remains penalized except in the case of

Our rainforests are running out of breath

Most people are aware of the rapid and accelerating destruction of our rainforests, the so-called lungs of our planet, yet it seems practically impossible to stop. The situation has not improved after Brazil’s decision in March to make deforestation of the world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon, easier due to changes