Daily Archives: July 12, 2019


West Papuan Independence And The Australian Perspective

The West Papuan independence movement has been ongoing for more than half a century. Since the 1962-1963 Indonesian takeover of West Papuan territory, West Papuans have endured political and social persecution, without any substantial help from the international community. This piece will look specifically at the relationship between West Papua […]


U.S. Prepares To ‘Roundup’ Undocumented Migrants: Thousands Of Families Are At Risk

According to two current and one former homeland security official, thousands of undocumented families have been targeted by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) with raids due to begin on Sunday. This is part of the Trump administration’s nationwide immigration enforcement operation, which had at first been postponed last month due […]


The Unfolding Of A Crisis: Venezuela

Venezuela is currently experiencing a long-term humanitarian crisis. The once oil-rich country has been plagued with hyperinflation. According to the Council on Foreign Relations, the troubles in Venezuela began in 1998 when Hugo Chavez rose to the presidency. Venezuela’s vast oil wealth allowed Chavez to adopt costly, socialist policies. While […]