Daily Archives: October 7, 2018

South Korea Claims to Crack Down on “Fake News,” Posing a Threat to Free Speech

This Tuesday, South Korea declared that it would crack down on fake news, attempting to eradicate what it called the ultimate “destroyer of democracy.” Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon called for the crackdown, maintaining that the spread of fake news in South Korea endangers both the privacy of citizens and national […]

The Consequences Of Populism: Italy’s Failed Role In The European Migration Crisis

Populism seems to become the dominant ideology across Europe. This ideology carries far-right notions of anti-immigration which continue to divide The European Union (EU). As the European Migration Crisis continues, with large numbers of migrants seeking refuge from conflicts in Asia and Africa, the actions EU takes are vital to […]

Germany Has Approved Controversial Arms Sale To Saudi Arabia

Germany has approved a controversial arms sale to Saudi Arabia, even though the country agreed earlier this year to halt sales to states involved in the Yemen conflict. The Germany Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Peter Altmaier, wrote a letter to the German parliament discussing the approval of […]