The United States ranks 69 in the world for racial equality. This jarring statistic challenges the widespread notion that America is the place of radical liberty and equality, allowing for a more contextual consideration of the ongoing racist trends throughout the state.
Category: Human Rights
Ultimately, intimidation and psychological warfare against innocent civilians contributed to the group’s success just as much as physical destruction did.
After ending the 20 year-long stalemate with Eritrea, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed now oversees one of Ethiopia’s most brutal civil wars—this time in the Tigray region.
While too abstract to be an explicitly codified principle, the concept of machismo is present on a social, economic, and political level.
Denmark attempts to promote deterring refugees as a humanitarian effort that dissuades people from embarking on the treacherous journey across the Mediterranean. The reality, however, is that asylum seekers will migrate regardless.
Nearly a decade following worldwide media coverage of Malala’s activism for women’s right to education, Pakistan’s road to a more accessible & equitable education for female students has remained stagnant, showcasing the varied factors holding Pakistan from forging ahead.
“In the unity of our nations rests the glorious future of our peoples”- Simón Bolívar
Lebanon’s precarious financial situation is no surprise to those that have paid attention to the government’s ineptitude, corruption, and constant sectarian strife for the last thirty years—but it was not inevitable.
Mexico’s drug cartels are swiftly expanding to take advantage of American’s obsession for avocados, but boycotting the precious commodity is not the solution to fight organized crime.
A feminist foreign policy necessitates a shift in values and a transition from militaristic to diplomatic tactics in dealing with actors on the world stage.