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,
Within the last few years we have seen a worryingly upward trend in the number of parties categorized as far right, anti-immigration, populistic and extremely nationalistic both within and outside of the EU. Some blame it on the eurozone crisis and how the EU as managed it, others blame it
From Kenya to South Africa, Africans are hailing Ahmed’s premiership and celebrating his achievements. After only eight months in office, the young Prime Minister managed to give millions of Ethiopians – and many other Africans – a reason to feel optimistic about the future of their country and the region.
“The Internet will dramatically change” “No, this is just a radical lobbying campaign from the Tech giants”. The opinions are many and strong about EU’s new legislation. The last podcast of the semester features reactions and opinions from EU parliamentarian Max Andersson (MP), Bildupphovsrätt i Sverige’s CEO Mats Lindberg and
When talking about the organizations of the international financial system, we often refer to the Bretton Woods institutions created in 1944, namely, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. However, the world’s oldest and most opaque international financial organization was founded long before that, in 1930. Despite being relatively
On 2nd October 2018, journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, and was never seen again. A Saudi national, Khashoggi was a notable critic of the Saudi government, writing frequently about human rights issues in major publications such as the Washington Post. Protests erupted at Khashoggi’s disappearance.
She has been described as a political prodigy. As the hero that progressive politics so desperately needs. As the very “opposite of Trump”. At thirty eight years of age New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is the world’s youngest female head-of-state, and only the second world leader in history to give birth while
Since the proclamation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in 1948, Russia has been vital to the exchange of labour from North Korea to Central Asia. 70 years later North Korean citizens still provide labour and infrastructural work on constructions sites all over Russia. But with wages far below
The first Iraqi election since the defeat of ISIS was announced in December 2017, giving citizens the opportunity to vote in parliamentary elections. The results of the vote on May 12th determined the new Prime Minister of Iraq and the shape of the government in Baghdad, one tasked with the difficult challenge
As the midterm elections approach in the US, most people have grown accustomed to President Trump. It is now possible then, to look back at Barack Obama’s presidency. Campaigning for ‘change’ and a vision of a brighter future, Obama became a symbol of hope for many. But this begs the