Daily Archives: April 13, 2017


Is The Political Climate Surrounding Climate Change Changing?

Last week scientists revealed that two thirds of the Great Barrier Reef have been damaged by ‘unprecedented’ bleaching, a reaction caused by increasing sea temperatures. Bad news about the environment seems to be a constant in our newspapers these days. While actions like the 2016 Paris Agreement, which was hailed […]


Malala Receives Honorary Citizenship During Visit To Canada

International children’s and women’s rights activist Malala Yousafzai was presented an honorary Canadian citizenship during her visit Wednesday to the nation’s capital. This occasion marks just the sixth time in Canada’s history that an honorary citizenship has been given out, accented by the fact Yousafzai is currently the youngest person […]


President Trump’s New Directive for Somalia

President Donald Trump’s new directive, signed on 30 March, will relax the rules of combat in Somalia for US airstrikes and ground raids. While the directive was meant to increase the pressure on the East African jihadist fundamentalist group, al-Shabaab, this relaxation will increase the risk of civilian casualties and […]