Taylor Mackin


More Calls For Safer Schools, Not Well-Armed Teachers In The US

With the increase in school shootings throughout the United States over the last several years and the growing movement of students and parents standing up against gun violence, politicians are trying to catch up. On Wednesday 8 May, Florida’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis signed a controversial Senate Bill just a […]


No Gay People In Malaysia: The Troubling Comments of The Tourism Minister

Malaysia’s Tourism Minister, Mohammaddin Ketapi, gave comments that support the country’s recently adopted homophobic rhetoric. In a press conference, ahead of the ITB Berlin tourism expo, the German news agency Deutsche Welle reported that Mohammaddin Ketapi said, “I don’t think we have anything like that in our country.” His words […]


The Fate Of The 1,159-page Bipartisan Border Compromise Introduced To The US Congress

A 1,159-page bipartisan border compromise was introduced to the United States Congress late on February 13th to hopefully avert another government shutdown. Within its many pages, the bill called the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019” contains $1.375 billion for building 55 miles of physical barriers  at the U.S-Mexico border, well below […]


Russian Following The U.S. In Abandoning The 1987 Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

On February the 2nd, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia’s abandonment of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty ( known as I.N.F), only a day after the United States’ announcement of pulling out of the pact. U.S. President Donald Trump had accused Russia of violating the 1987 treaty with “impunity” […]


Leading Palestinian Activist Wins Payout After Terror Blacklist

Palestinian Activist, Majed Al-Zeer wins $13,000 payout plus legal fees from the high court of London for being placed in the World-Check’s terrorism category. The officially court announcement came early Monday the 21st and Al-Zeer has been removed from the list as well. The leading Palestinian activist was originally placed […]