Daily Archives: April 4, 2017

Islamophobia In The West: Conflict Of Culture

History of ‘othering’ in the West  Xenophobic attitudes have been a cornerstone of foreign policy in the West for hundreds of years. Some scholars have blamed this on simple ignorance fueling prejudice, while others harshly declare it is the implementation of antagonism and aversion to diversity. In 1981, Edward Said […]

Protests In Belarus: The Escalation of Citizens’ Grievances

Since 2010, when the allegedly rigged presidential elections that triggered unrest, the despondency of the Belarusians had lied dormant. However, the recent implementation of a tax aiming at financing public expenses reawakened citizens’ discontent. Also known as the tax against “social parasitism,” the fee targets those who work less than 6 […]