China and Japan: A Return to a Rocky Relationship of the Past?

Japan officially began its plan to release treated radioactive waste water from the Fukushima Disaster into the ocean. China has been quick to condemn Japan in its efforts to release…

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Curative Lessons from Three Global Neighbors

As a leading country of Africa, Ethiopia plays a key role in stabilizing East Africa, supporting the African Union, and acting as a pan-African voice to the world. Recent violence…

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Fentanyl: The New Chapter of Addiction

Fentanyl is causing massive destruction to communities all across the United States.  107,000 Americans overdosed last year and two-thirds of that figure are overdoses estimated to be caused by fentanyl.…

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“Respect My Vote”-Thai Establishment Maneuvers Against Popular Will in Recent Election

“Why Have an Election?” “Respect my vote!” cried Thai protestors in response to the post- election moves of the establishment, which tried to deny the Move Forward Party's sweeping victory…

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Why France is Failing West Africa

Popular demonstrations fill the streets of the Western African nation after a military coup that occurred against the democratically elected President Bazoum last week.

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BRICS: Building the Future or Doomed to Crumble?

The BRICS nations, comprising of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, are attempting to challenge the global hegemony of both the United States and Western World.

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Striking a Balance: South Korea’s Path to Cooperation in the Face of U.S.-Sino Tensions

In recent times, South Korea has gained recognition as a global hub for entertainment, fashion, and technology. This piqued the interest of many global netizens who are eager to learn…

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The Great Pharaoh of China and the Struggle to Let the Uyghur People Go

Picture this: it’s 2:30 a.m. You, your spouse, children, and newly adopted dog are sound asleep. Out of nowhere, you’re awoken by the sound and the fury of banging at…

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The Earth Breaks its Record for the Highest Average Temperature – Four Days in a Row

Amid Fourth of July celebrations and beach days all across the nation, the planet reached the hottest it has ever been, on average, for four consecutive days. July 6 was…

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A Seat For a Seat: Understanding How Sweden’s Future NATO Membership Comes Down to the Turkish President.

Sweden’s ascension into NATO is secured, claims NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg. The recent news emerging from the NATO conference in Vilnius, Lithuania, is positive for Sweden hoping to finally join…

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Shifting Allegiances: U.S. and Chinese Competition for Strategic Partnerships in the Middle East

Tensions run high in the Middle East as a host of conflicts continue without end. Many Arab states are under the impression that the United States is making a strategic…

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The Tiktok Ban: Navigating the Controversy Surrounding Government Action in the Digital World

It’s all fun and games until your favorite app gets banned. TikTok is a Chinese-owned social media app for creating and sharing a wide variety of short videos. TikTok has…

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The Paradox of Poverty and Wealth in Africa

The exploitation of the continent of Africa’s wealth and resources is not unprecedented. The modern exploitation of its resources is a cycle of history reflecting the "Scramble for Africa" in…

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Vive La Révolution: Making Sense of the French Pension Reform Protests

For three months now, millions of French citizens have been taking part in the largest mass demonstrations seen in the country since the Crisis of ‘68. In France’s largest cities,…

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Clashes between Sudanese Military Factions

Beginning around Friday, April 14, fighting between two rival military factions erupted in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. Humanitarian workers and diplomats have been caught in the crossfire as the…

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 Post Earthquake Aid Crisis in Turkey and Syria

Following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on February 6, 2023, both countries have suffered over 43,000 deaths and shortages of basic human needs. The inability to…

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Labor Strikes: At Home & Abroad

Just before Christmas 2022, U.S. President Joe Biden signed an executive order, effectively blocking what would have been a nationwide railroad strike right at one of the busiest economic periods…

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Las Patronas

With Women’s History Month coming up in March, we wanted to take a moment to honor the women making the world go round. Las Patronas is a group of women…

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The Taliban’s Enforced Restrictions: A Society of Gender Violence

The return to power of the Taliban in Afghanistan has again threatened the international human rights paradigm. In August 2021, the monopolized control of the Taliban replaced the United States-backed…

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La Crisis Política en Perú

On December 7th, 2022, Pedro Castillo, the disputed President of Peru, attempted to dissolve the nation’s Congress, placing a national curfew in effect. In light of a weak presidency, marred…

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