Daily Archives: May 6, 2017

Migrating In A Globalizing World: The US And Latin America

The immigration, illegal and legal, of Mexico nationals to the United States (US), has been a controversial topic of conversation in recent years as the US experiences the effects of immigration.  Controversy has begun with illegal immigrants, undocumented workers, Executive Order 13767: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements, and the economic […]

Brazilian Farmers Attack Indigenous Community Amid Land Claims Conflict

On Monday, thirteen members of an indigenous tribe in Brazil were hospitalized following a brutal attack at the hands of regional farmers. The group of farmers and landowners surrounded the Gamela tribe’s camp with guns, knives and clubs. Several members of the tribe were shot or stabbed. At least two […]

Outbreak Of Knife Violence In England: The Result Of Lack Of Trust In Police

Cases of knife crime are rising in England, and the public is worried. Young people, mainly men, arming themselves with knives has become a trend in Britain. A recent report from the Metropolitan Police provides data asserting that in this year alone, knife crimes in Britain has increased by 24 […]

Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un, And The Dangers Of Pathologizing Politics

For the first time in quite a while, recent escalations of tension on the Korean peninsula have prompted serious fears of war erupting between North Korea and the United States-South Korea bloc. With Kim Jong-Un’s volatile North accelerating its missile tests and development of a state nuclear program, and the […]

Facebook Introduces 3,000 New Hate Speech And Harmful Acts Watchdogs

This week, Facebook’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg announced an addition of 3,000 jobs over the next year to its internal department dealing with content surveillance. The increase of positions is to be tacked onto a division already consisting of 4,500 people tasked with the duty of reviewing posts alleged […]

What A Le Pen Victory Would Mean For France

On Sunday the 7th of May, French voters will participate in the final round of the French Election determining who will be their next President. Their choices are between two candidates; Emmanuel Macron, an independent centrist and founder of the En Marche! party, and Marine Le Pen, of the right-wing […]